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José Porfirio
José Porfirio lives in Masaya, a city that is rich in art and folklore. He is thirty-one years old and is a painter by profession. He is married and is responsible for supporting his wife and young son.

His business consists of painting various landscapes in all sizes. He has seventeen years of experience in this, which has enabled him to acquire a great deal of skill. He sells his paintings in the artists' market, the municipal market and various other markets. As a distinguished artist, his paintings have been shown as far away as Holland.

He is seeking a loan in order to buy materials such as canvas, oil paints in green, blue, red, black, purple, white, yellow; matte paint; and frames in the sizes 15" x 30", 20" x 34" and 28" x 45".

He believes that this loan will help him to optimize his income and that it will help him to improve the standard of living for his family, who depend on him.
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El señor José Porfirio reside en la Cuidad de Masaya, cuna de artesano y del Folklore, cuenta con 31 años de edad, de oficio pintor, casado y responsable de su hogar. Su núcleo familiar lo componen su esposa, su hijo pequeño.

Su negocio consiste en la elaboración de cuadro de paisajes variados de todos los tamaños, tiene la experiencia de 17 años dedicados a esta labor, lo que le ha permitido adquirir una gran experiencia en dicho trabajo, sus cuadros los comercializa en ferias, en el mercado de Artesanía y en la parte de artesanía del mercado municipal, como artista destacado le ha permitido enviar en exhibición sus cuadros hasta Holanda.

El señor José está solicitando un financiamiento para la compra de materia prima como lienzo, pintura oleo verde, azul, rojo, negro, violeta, blanco, amarillo, pintura látex mate base, vestidores 15x30 pulgada, 20x34 y 28x45 pulgadas.

Considera que este financiamiento le ayudara a optimizar sus ingresos, lo que ayudara a mejorar su nivel de vida y el de su familia quien dependen de el.

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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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 112
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,829,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped José Porfirio to buy supplies such as oil and latex paints, canvas, and frames in a variety of sizes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 10, 2013
Listed
Jan 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 20, 2014