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Oscar Antonio
Señor Oscar Antonio is a shoemaker, 43 years old, married, and lives is the Department of Masaya. For eight years he has been the owner of a small shoemaking shop, which consists of making footwear for women and men. He makes his sales in the eastern market in the city of Managua, which he travels to in order to commercialize his work. He has customers in the town market of Masaya and relies on a customer who travels to the neighboring country of Honduras where he sells the sandals.

His immediate family is made of three people; his wife and his school-aged son. He works in his business with his wife who has supported him in order to get ahead.

He is asking for a loan in order to buy raw material like tanned cowhide, foam, PVC resin, rivets, cotton cord, rings, thread, white and yellow glue, fibers, fine lining, buckles, polish, paint thinner, and Guatemalan fabric. He says that this loan helps him to increase his sales and improve his earnings.
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El señor Oscar Antonio, de oficio zapatero, con edad de 43 años, acompañado, reside en el departamento de Masaya, es propietario de un pequeño taller de zapatería desde hace ocho años, la cual consiste en la elaboración de calzado para damas y caballeros, sus ventas las realiza en el mercado oriental de la cuidad de Managua, al cual viaja para comercializarla, posee clientes en el mercado municipal de Masaya y cuenta con una clienta que viaja al hermano país de Honduras donde le comercializa las Sandalias.

Su núcleo familiar lo componen tres persona, su esposa y su hijo en edad escolar, en el negocio trabajan el y su esposa quien lo ha apoyado para salir adelante.

solicita un financiamiento para la compra de materia prima como: vaqueta, esponja, cajuela, remache, manila, argolla, hilo, pega amarilla y blanca, fibra, forro fino, evillas, laca, zener y tela guatemalteca. Considera que este financiamiento le ayuda a incrementar sus ventas y mejorar sus ingresos.



Additional Information

About CEPRODEL

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
  • 127
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,035,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Oscar Antonio to buy tanned cowhide, foam, PVC resin, rivets, cotton cord, rings, thread, white and yellow glue, fibers, fine lining, buckles, polish, paint thinner, and Guatemalan fabric.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 19, 2012
Listed
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 18, 2014