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Adela De Los Angeles
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Adela's principal economic activity is selling a varierty of fruits. She has had this business for 15 years, and she started it with 500 córdobas from her own savings. She started her business in Masaya and then moved it to León, where she has a fixed stand with a roof in la Terminal Market.

Adela is a married woman with 6 kids. She and her husband fight to help them get ahead through their education. They are now in primary and secondary school. She has benefited from working with Ceprodel for 2 years. They have helped her with financing, having offered her 6 credits that have let her grow her fruit business and the quality of life of her whole family.

Translated from Spanish by Tanya Harper, Kiva volunteer

Su principal actividad económica es la venta de frutas variadas teniendo su negocio desde hace 15 años que dio inicio con un monto de C$500.00 producto de sus propios ahorros. Su negocio de venta de frutas lo inicia en Masaya y posterior se traslada a León ubicando su negocio en el mercado de la Terminal que es un puesto fijo solo con techo.

Adela Martínez es una señora casada con 6 hijos que junto a su esposo luchan para salir con sus hijos adelante en su proceso de estudio en niveles de primaria y secundaria. Ha sido beneficiada desde hace dos años por Ceprodel quien le asistió con financiamiento habiéndoles otorgado 6 créditos de los que le han impactado en un mayor crecimiento de su negocio de frutas habiendo mejorado su nivel de vida y de toda 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
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Adela De Los Angeles purchase of merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 6, 2008
Dec 22, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 6, 2008