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Marlene Del Socorro
Marlene del Socorro R. is very well-known in her town in the municipality of Chichigalpa because of her tortillas, which she makes and sells to her satisfied customers.

A difficulty that Marlene is currently going through is that she need more capital to buy corn, mineral lime, firewood and coal for her tortilla production. For this reason she waits to hear back from Ceprodel, as she has requested a loan to continue making her famous tortillas in her municipality.
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La señora Marlene del Socorro R. es una muy reconocida dama en su localidad del municipio de Chichigalpa porque se ha destacado en la elaboración y venta de tortillas las cuales son elaboradas por ella y son muy vendidas ya que a sus clientes les agrada mucho.

Una necesidad que hoy en día atraviesa la señora Marlene es que requiere de la compra de maíz, cal, leña y carbón para la elaboración de las tortillas y por esto ella espera en Ceprodel ya que ha solicitado un crédito para continuar con la elaboración de dichas tortillas en su municipio.

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
  • 52
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Marlene Del Socorro purchase of raw materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2009
Apr 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009