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Maura Estela
Maura H. owns her photocopying service in Chichigalpa. Many customers and students visit her shop to make copies of various documents. Her only objective is that they leave satisfied with the service she provides so she, herself, graciously takes care of them.

She is asking for funding to buy paper so that she will have enough on hand to make all the photocopies her customers ask for.
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En el municipio de Chichigalpa, la señora Maura H. es propietaria de su propio negocio de servicio de fotocopias donde le visitan muchas personas y muchos estudiantes para sacar fotocopia a diferentes documentos y ella muy atentamente los atiende con su único objetivo de que se sientan satisfechos con el servicio que ella brinda.
Actualmente ha solicitado un crédito para ser invertido en la compra de papelería para llevar a cabo la actividad y así cuando los clientes lleguen, ella pueda tener suficiente papel para realizar las fotocopias.

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
  • 55
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,729,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Maura Estela to buy photocopier paper.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 29, 2009
Feb 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 22, 2011