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Ana Basilia
Ana has five young, school-aged children, and has the duty of providing for their studies. She has dedicated herself to her business in the wood sector of the Chinandega market for the past 25 years.

Since she began her business, she has been characterized as a fighter of a woman as well as enterprising because she began her business with little merchandise and a lot of effort. She has managed to move forward and to support her core family. One of the difficulties she faces is buying merchandise for her business, such as general artisanry, small boats, and pitchers. For this reason, she came Ceprodel to receive financing that permits her to buy merchandise and be able to maintain her income which supports her family and her children's education.

It should be noted that since working with Ceprodel, her business has grown quite a bit and her quality of life has improved.
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La señora Ana es acompañada tiene cinco hijos menores los que están en edad escolar a los que tiene el deber de mantener los estudios, se dedica a su negocio en el mercado de Chinandega en el sector madera desde hace 25 años.
Desde que inicio el negocio la señora se ha caracterizado por ser una señora muy luchadora y emprendedora ya que su negocio lo inicio con poca mercadería y con mucho esfuerzo ha salido adelante manteniendo su núcleo familiar, una de las dificultades que atraviesa la señora es comprar mercadería para su negocio como artesanía en general, batellas, tajaderos es por eso que llego a Ceprodel para ser beneficiada con un financiamiento que le permita comprar la mercadería y poder mantener los ingresos los cuales le ayudan a mantener su núcleo familiar y la educación de sus hijos.
Cabe señalar que la señora desde que trabaja con Ceprodel su negocio ha incrementado bastante y su calidad de vida ha mejorado.

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
  • 90
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,770,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Ana Basilia to buy merchandise for her business like small boats, pitchers, and artisanry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
4 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013