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Luisa Amanda
Sra. Luisa Amanda is a single mother with six children. She has been selling plastic goods as a street vendor in the city of Chinandega for the past 17 years. This line of work enables her to support her family. Luisa leaves her house at 5:00 A.M. so that she can begin offering products at 6:00 A.M. She finishes her work at 5:00 P.M. and repeats the same schedule Monday through Saturday.

The loan she is requesting from CEPRODEL will be used to buy plastic goods in bulk such as thermal containers, bowls, buckets, plates, and cups. As a result, she will have more income and be able to make improvements to her humble home so that she can provide better living conditions for her children.

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La señora Luisa Amanda, es madre soltera de seis hijos y se dedica a la venta de plásticos de forma ambulante en la ciudad de Chinandega, desde hace diecisiete años, este trabajo lo realiza para llevar el sustento a su familia, sale de su casa a las 5:00 inicia a ofertar sus productos a las 6:00 am finalizando hasta las 5:00 pm en este mismo horario de lunes a sábado.

El crédito que esta solicitado a Ceprodel será utilizado para Comprar al por mayor producto plástico tal como: termos, panas, baldes, platos, tazas y así tener mayor ganancia y lograr a realizar mejora a su humilde vivienda para brindarle mejores condiciones de vida 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
  • 91
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,741,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Luisa Amanda to buy thermal containers, bowls, buckets, plates, and cups.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2012
Jan 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013