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Petrona Estelbina
Petrona P. is a 44-year-old woman who makes a living running her own convenience store out of her home in the Nagarote area of the city of León. In spite of facing great economic difficulties, Petrona has been able to make headway thanks the support she's received from Kiva partner Ceprodel in obtaining loans to allow her to acquire merchandise for her store. With the current loan she's requesting, she plans to purchase more products to offer in her store, and in this way continue providing for her household.
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Petrona P. es una dama de 44 años de edad que se dedica al negocio propio de pulpería el cual atiende en su casa de habitación en el municipio de Nagarote de la ciudad de León.


A pesar que esta dama ha atravesado grandes dificultades económicas, ha logrado salir adelante debido a que se ha apoyado de Ceprodel para obtener créditos que le permiten adquirir su mercadería para el negocio. Con el crédito que hoy en día solicita comprara los productos para ofrecerlos en la pulpería y de esta manera continuar con el mantenimiento de su hogar de habitación.

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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
  • 110
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,832,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Petrona Estelbina purchase merchandise for her convenience store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Nov 14, 2008
Listed
Oct 31, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2010