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Juana Francisca
Juana is twenty-two years old. She has a business selling men's shoes and women's sandals to order. Her business is small and she started it with financial help from her husband.

She has discovered that there is great demand for her products in her community, because they are high-quality and affordable. In order to satisfy her customers' orders she needs a source of finance to buy more shoes and meet the requests of her customers.

She is married and has a three year-old boy.
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Doña juana tiene veintidós años de edad, su negocio es vender zapatos de caballeros y para damas por encargos.
Su negocio es pequeño y lo inicia con el apoyo económico de su esposo.
Ha descubierto que sus productos tienen una gran aceptación en su comunidad, por ser un producto de calidad y un precio accesible.
Para poder atender los pedidos de sus clientes necesita una fuente de financiamiento para comprar mayor cantidad de zapatos y dar respuesta a los encargos de sus clientes.
Su estado civil es casado, y tiene un hijo de tres años de edad.

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
  • 103
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,801,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Juana Francisca to buy men's shoes and women's sandals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013