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Maria Eugenia
María Eugenia begins her work at 6:00 am, offering her products to several transportation lines from her stall located in front of the León - Chinandega bus stop.

This loan that Mrs. A. asked for is to increase her business by buying Diana brand products, such as assorted candies, to offer the newest and best products out on the market.

A relevant fact about María Eugenia is that she began this business as a traveling salesperson with a small amount of capital, 500 córdobas. Currently she has a fixed spot and a good inventory, which has allowed her to improve her family's standard of living. Her family is composed of two children. Besides being a single mother, she has managed to help her children succeed in their studies.
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La señora María Eugenia inicia su actividad a las 6:00 am ofreciendo sus productos en las diferentes unidades inter urbanas y públicos en general en su puesto fijo ubicado frente a la parada de Buses León - Chinandega.
Este crédito que solicito la señora A. es para incrementar el negocio comprando producto Diana así como caramelos surtidos para ofertar los nuevos y mejores productos que salen al mercado.

Un hecho relevante de la señora María Eugenia es que este negocio lo inicio de forma ambulante con un pequeño capital de C$ 500.00 actualmente se encuentra en puesto fijo y con un buen inventario lo que ha logrado mejorar su nivel de vida de su familia que está compuesta por dos hijo además de ser madre soltera ha logrado salir adelante con el estudio de sus hijos.

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
  • 45
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maria Eugenia purchase of carbonated beverages, variety of juices, Diana brand products, candy and cigars.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2010
Apr 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010