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Maria Isabel
Maria Isabel has been running a general store in one of the parks in Chinandega for seven years. She takes care of the park's berry trees and also established her salespoint there of essential items and trinkets.

Maria Isabel is the mother of four children who depend on her. She used to work as a teacher in Honduras but decided to save to go to Nicaragua to work and set up her own business. Her husband helps cover expenses since he also has a business, so they share in providing for the household. She is someone who enjoys working and getting ahead.
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la señora Maria Isa-bel tiene una venta en uno de los parques de chinandega desde hace 7 años ella cuida los bayos del parque y a la vez ahí puso su venta donde vende productos de primera necesidad, y bisuterías,

Maria Isabel es madre de 4 hijos ninguno depende de ella , anteriormente trabajaba como maestra en honduras y decidió ahorrar para venirse a Nicaragua a trabajar y poner su propio negocio, el esposo de ella le ayuda con los gastos ya que el también tiene su negocio y entre los dos sacan adelante el hogar. es una señora que le gusta trabajar y salir adelante.

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
  • 25.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Isabel to buy trinkets, juice, sodas, disposable diapers, sanitary napkins, paper towels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013