Update on Ricardo AntonioRicardo Antonio works for a public health center in town and is responsible for insect control. He has been doing this for more than 16 years and is asking for this loan to make some improvements to his home, such as strengthening the walls and roof in the bedrooms, since they were damaged by the earthquakes.
Previous Loan DetailsRicardo has been working for a public health centre for over fifteen years. He works in epidemic control and has recently been suffering from health problems. As a result he needs to go through a series of tests, such as an ultrasound, x-rays and to buy medication. He is grateful to "Ceprodel"… More from Ricardo Antonio's previous loan »
About CEPRODELThis 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.
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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.
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This loan has been fully funded!
- Repayment Term
- 15 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- May 16, 2014
- Jun 11, 2014
- Currency Exchange Loss:
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