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Juana Del Rosario
Sra. Juana has always been concerned about people. In order to serve others she decided to study to become a nursing assistant and has been engaged in this noble profession for 36 years. She works in a health centre near her home.

Juana is single but responsible for four children whom she supports like a mother. She is seeking a small loan to improve her home which is in poor condition. She wishes to buy cement, sand, zinc roofing, wood posts, and hire a builder to construct walls, a roof, and flooring. This will improve the condition of her home which she has been working hard to do.
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La señora Juana se preocupa por la humanidad, ya que por vocación de servirles a los demás se decidió estudiar auxiliar de enfermería, de la cual tiene 36 años de ejercer tan noble labor, trabaja en un centro de salud de la zona donde habita, es soltera con 4 hijos a su cargo los que le brinda el apoyo necesario como madre, actualmente está solicitando un pequeño financiamiento para mejorar su vivienda la cual está en mal estado, y lo utilizara en la compra de Cemento, Arena, Zinc, Alfajillas y Mano de Obra, para construir Bajarete, Techo y Piso de esa manera mejorar las condiciones de vida, ya que con mucho esfuerzos ha venido realizando.

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,383,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Juana Del Rosario buy cement, sand, zinc roofing, wood posts, and hire a builder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 26, 2012
Jan 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014