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Marcia Argentina
Marcia Argentina is the single mother of eight children. For 18 years, she has sold used clothing and shoes at one of the León markets. She leaves her house at 6:30 am to go to her business, which is open from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm. Her business supports her family.

Marcia is applying to Ceprodel for a loan to buy quality bulk clothing and shoes of various types. She buys the merchandise in Managua once a week. Early every morning, she and her 20-year-old daughter offer their customers a wide selection. With her profit, Marcia hopes to finish building a small house that will be more comfortable for her children.
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La Señora Marcia Argentina, es madre soltera de ocho hijos, posee un negocio de venta de ropa y zapatos usados desde hace dieciocho años ubicado en uno de los mercados de la ciudad de León sale de su casa a la 6:30 am y abre su negocio a las 7:00 am cerrándolo a las 4:00 pm, realiza este trabajo para llevar el sustento de su familia.

Doña Marcia está solicitando este crédito a Ceprodel para comprar Pacas de ropa y zapatos de diferente estilo de y mejor calidad, compra su mercadería en la ciudad de Managua una vez por semana, ofrece desde muy temprana hora a toda su clientela la variedad de productos la que atiende con su Hija de 20 años de edad.

Doña Marcia sueña que con la ganancia obtenida de su negocio terminar de construir su humilde vivienda para darle una mejor comodidad a sus 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
  • 101
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,818,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Marcia Argentina to buy used clothing and shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2012
Dec 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013