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Dominga De Jesús
Dominga’s a small merchant located in the town of San Rafael del Sur, Managua, Nicaragua; she’s 37-years-old. Her commercial activity consists of a grocery store where she sells a variety of human consumption products like rice, beans, sugar, oil and corn, among others. She used to sell from door to door such things as fish, fried pork, soft tortillas and tostadas she made herself.

Dominga is a hardworking person who is dedicated to her commercial activity. Proof of this is that she managed to save and with her husband’s severance pay they managed to open their own business in their community where they offer their customers in addition to a service, immediate food availability.

She’s married and has four children two of whom are school age.
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La señora Dominga es una pequeña comerciante ubicada en el municipio de san Rafael del sur, Managua, Nicaragua, ella tiene 37 años de edad.
Su actividad comercial consiste en una pulpería, donde vende una variedad de productos de consumo humano como arroz, frijoles, azúcar, aceite, maíz. Entre otros.
Anteriormente ella se dedicaba a vender de forma ambulante de casa en casa productos como pescado, fritos de cerdo y tortillas suaves y tostadas que ella misma producía.
La señora Dominga es una persona esforzada dedicada a su actividad comercial, prueba de esto es que logro ahorrar y con dinero de una liquidación de trabajo de su esposo lograron poner su negocio personal en su comunidad donde les ofrecen a sus clientes además de un servicio, disposición inmediata de alimentos.
Ella es casada, tiene cuatro hijos, dos de ellos en edad escolar.

Additional Information


This loan is administered by Centro de Promocion del Desarrollo Local (CEPRODEL), one of Kiva’s larger partners in Central America. Founded in 1991 and based in Managua, Nicaragua, CEPRODEL specializes in the development and funding of housing cooperatives for traditionally marginalized communities, the provision of microfinance services to small businesses, and the promotion of innovative renewable energy projects. In addition, unlike many microfinance institutions in the area that have chosen to avoid the rural areas of the country due to the increased financial risk, CEPRODEL provides financial services to numerous clients in the agriculture and livestock industry. Supporting a borrower through CEPRODEL means contributing to the promotion and sustainability of this important work in Nicaragua.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,065,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Dominga De Jesús to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013