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Elda Del Socorro
Like all Nicaraguan women, Sra. Elda del Socorro M. strives to support her household. She carries this out by making and selling tortillas, which she prepares with her own hands from the wholesale market in Managua.

She has approached CEPRODEL to request a loan to buy ingredients, such as corn, for preparing delicious tortillas to sell.

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Como toda mujer nicaragüense, la señora Elda del Socorro M. se esfuerza para llevar el sustento a su hogar y ella lo realiza por medio de la elaboración y venta de tortillas las que prepara con sus propias manos en el mercado Mayoreo de la ciudad de Managua.

Actualmente ha acudido a Ceprodel con el propósito de obtener el crédito oportuno para la compra de la materia prima como lo es el maíz y así preparar las deliciosas tortillas para venderlas.

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
  • 44
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,249,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Elda Del Socorro purchase ingredients for making tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
4 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2009
Sep 11, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009