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Candida Francisca
Cándida is married and her husband works as a truck driver at the San Antonio plant. She has 10 children who are all married. She only has one dependent, a granddaughter who lives with her in a community near Chichigalpa called Guanacastal. The majority of people living in this area are farmers and pork merchants. She sells staple grains, chicken, meat, soap, axe, oil, and vegetables. She has been counting on this business for 20 years.

She is a simple, hardworking, enterprising woman who dreams of having a bigger business and selling a large assortment of home products.
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La señora cándida es casada su esposo trabaja con conductor de camiones en el ingenio san Antonio tiene 10 hijos los cuales todos están casados ella solo tiene a su cargo a una nieta la cual vive con ella en su casa ella vive en una comunidad cercana a chichigalpa llamada Guanacastal en esta zona la mayoría de sus habitantes son agricultores y comercializadores de cerdo ella tiene una venta de granos (básicos , pollo, carne , jabón, axe, aceite y verduras ) desde hace 20 años ella cuenta con esta venta.

la señora es una mujer trabajadora emprendedora sencilla la cual sueña con llegar a tener una venta mas grande y surtida de productos para el hogar.

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
  • 96
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,742,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 26.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Candida Francisca to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015