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Carlos Antonio
In the Estelí district, Mr. Carlos L., with a lot of dedication, is working hard to continue providing for his nuclear family. He feels he has the duty to offer a good quality of life to his two young, elementary-school-aged sons.

He is a very hardworking person, who has always sought the means to provide sustenance to his household. For him it is very important to emphasize that he is seeking this loan to purchase cattle, since he has experience raising animals. Because of this experience, he believes that through the activity of raising cattle he will successfully earn a great profit and will be able to improve the quality of life for his family.
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En el departamento de Estelí, el señor Carlos L. con mucha dedicación se esfuerza para continuar manteniendo su núcleo familiar por lo que tiene el deber de brindarle buenas condiciones de vida a sus dos pequeños hijos en edad escolar.

Es una persona muy trabajadora que siempre ha buscado la manera de cómo llevar el sustento a su hogar y para ello es importante destacar que solicita un crédito para invertirlo en la compra de ganado ya que tiene experiencia en la crianza de animales y por estas razones cree que por medio de la actividad del ganado se beneficiará grandemente y mejorará las condiciones de vida de su familia.

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
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,767,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Carlos Antonio purchase of cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2009
Dec 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011