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Igdania Ernestina
Ms. Igdania is the owner of a grocery store where she sells a wide variety of products like basic food staples, detergents, soft drinks, cosmetics, and clothes. Igdania is single. She needs a loan in order to have capital for her work and to improve the condition of her business by increasing her sales. She will use the loan to purchase basic food staples like rice, sugar, beans and oil.

Before beginning this business she worked in a hotel along the Pacific coast in Nicaragua. However, when she found herself laid off, she came up with the idea of the business, which currently allows her to be an economic contributor for her family.
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Doña Igdania es propietaria de una pulpería donde vende una gran variedad de productos como granos básicos, detergentes, refrescos, cosméticos y ropa.
Necesita de un préstamo para capital de trabajo y mejorar las condiciones de su negocio incrementando sus niveles de venta.
Antes de poner su negocio trabajo en un hotel de las costas del pacifico de Nicaragua, pero al quedar sin empleo inicia su idea de negocio con la que actualmente es un agente económico en su familia.
Su estado civil es soltero.

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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,382,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Igdania Ernestina to purchase basic food staples like rice, sugar, beans and oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013