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Guillermina Mercedes
Guillermina Mercedes owns a business making food such as the traditional and delicious "gallo pinto" (made with rice and beans), fried eggs and other tasty dishes in the town of León, Nicaragua. She's been in this line of work for 21 years. She leaves her home at 4:30 a.m. and opens her business at 5 a.m. She finishes with breakfast at 10 a.m., and in the afternoons she sells cracklings from 4 to 8 p.m. She does this work in order to support her household, since she's a single mother.
Guillermina is requesting a loan that she'll use to purchase rice, beans, olive oil, chicken, firewood, plates, disposable spoons and plastic bags.
Guillermina Mercedes has improved her and her family's living conditions, because with the profits she obtained as a result of the loan provided by Ceprodel she has remodeled her humble home. That way she provided more comfort for her four children.
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La Señora Guillermina Mercedes, tiene un negocio de elaboración de comida tales como el tradicional y riquísimo gallo pinto, huevos fritos y otros deliciosos platillos en la ciudad León Nicaragua desde hace veintiún años, sale de su casa desde las 4:30 am y abre su negocio a las 5:00 am finalizando a las 10:00 am con el desayuno, por la tarde vende fritanga de 4:00 a 8:00 pm realiza este trabajo para la mantención de su hogar ya que es madre soltera.

Doña Guillermina está solicitando un crédito el que utilizará para comprar arroz, frijoles, aceite, pollo, leña, platos, cucharas desechables y bolsas plásticas.

Doña Guillermina Mercedes 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 4 hijos.

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
  • 78
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,384,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Guillermina Mercedes to purchase rice, beans, olive oil, chicken, firewood, plates, disposable spoons and plastic bags.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013