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Roberto Adán
Roberto S. is a farmer in the area of the El Viejo municipality. He has devoted himself to planting vegetables for the last 15 years. It is this activity that allows him to support his family, which is comprised of his wife and four children.

The loan he is requesting is to buy farming supplies to plant three fields of watermelon and two of cantaloupes. That is the reason he is asking for a loan, to continue his farming activity.
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El Señor Roberto S. es un agricultor de la zona del municipio de el Viejo y se dedica a la siembra de hortalizas desde hace 15 años, siendo esta atividad la que le permite llevar el sustento a su familia compuesta por su esposa y 4 hijos.

El crédito lo está solicitando para la compra de insumos agrícolas para la siembra de 3 mamanas de sandia y 2 de melones. Es por esta razón que solicita el crédito para continuar con su actividad agrícola.

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
  • 59
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Roberto Adán buy farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 23, 2009
Jan 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011