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Nelly María
Nelly María has a business making ‘atol’ [a traditional corn based drink] and ‘arroz de leche’ [rice pudding]. She prepares them from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. She later leaves to sell them in an itinerant manner on the streets of the city of León. She has been devoted to this business for seven years so that she can help her husband with the household expenses.

Nelly María is requesting a loan to buy rice, sugar, firewood, and cinnamon wholesale in order to get more income.

Nelly María has improved her standard of living and that of her family with the income she got as a result of the loans from Ceprodel. She has remodeled her humble home, making it more comfortable for her children, ages 20 and 16.

Nelly’s dream is for her two children to triumph in their careers.
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La Señora Nelly María, tiene un negocio de elaboración de atol y arroz de leche, lo prepara de 3:00 a 4:00 pm posteriormente sale a venderlo de forma ambulante en las calle de la Ciudad de León, se dedica a este negocio para ayudar a su esposo con los gastos del hogar desde hace siete años.

Doña Nelly María está solicitando un crédito el que utilizará para comprar arroz, azúcar, leña y canela al por mayor para obtener más ganancia

Doña Nelly María ha mejorado su nivel de vida y de su familia ya que con los ingresos obtenido producto de los créditos brindado por Ceprodel ha remodelado su humilde vivienda dándoles más comodidad a sus dos hijos de edades 20 y 16 años.

Los sueños de Doña Nelly son que sus dos hijos lleguen a coronar su carrera.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,054,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Nelly María to buy rice, sugar, firewood, and cinnamon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013