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Maria Del Socorro
With much effort, María del Socorro G. makes a living kindly running her convenience store out of her home in the Sandino City area of the city of Managua. Maria takes care of her elderly mother, and with this in mind she's looked for ways to improve her business, and she's been able to do it thanks to loans from Kiva partner Ceprodel, which have been a great blessing for her store. Once more she's requesting a loan to purchase merchandise and hopes the credit will be approved so she can keep her business going.
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En el municipio de Ciudad Sandino de la ciudad de Managua, la señora María del Socorro G. se dedica con grandes esfuerzos a laborar en su negocio de pulpería el cual muy amablemente lo atiende en sus casa de habitación.

La señora Maria tiene la obligación de mantener a su anciana madre y por este motivo ha buscado la manera de mejorar su negocio y para esto ha hecho uso de los créditos brindados por Ceprodel el cual le han sido de gran bendición para su negocio. Una vez más solicita un crédito para adquirir su mercadería y espera que dicho crédito le sea aprobado para continuar en su negocio.

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
  • 67
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,102,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maria Del Socorro purchase merchandise for her convenience store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2008
Oct 31, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009