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Cándida Rosa
La señora Candida Rosa F. is the owner of her own general store which she tends to in the county of San Rafael del Sur where she has worked as a general store merchant receiving her customers daily from the very early hours of the morning.

She sells all kinds of food items and it is important to highlight that she is a single mother and she must support her school age child for which she needs to improve her business day to day in order to make it. The loan she is requesting is to buy basic grains such as rice, sugar, beans, and oil to sell and in that way obtain her household's income.
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La señora Candida Rosa F. es propietaria de su propia pulpería que atiende en el municipio de San Rafael del Sur donde se ha desempeñado como comerciante de pulpería recibiendo a diario a sus clientes desde muy tempranas horas de la mañana.
Ella vende todo tipo de comestibles y es importante destacar que es madre soltera y debe de mantener a un hijo en edad escolar por lo que debe mejorar a diario su negocio para salir adelante. El crédito lo solicita para la compra de los granos básicos como arroz, azúcar, frijoles y aceite para comercializarlos y así obtener ingresos para su 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
  • 60
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Cándida Rosa buying basic grains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2009
Dec 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011