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Leyla Corina
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Leyla is a woman who has four school-aged children. Her children are the reason that she strives to succeed and why she has worked so hard to offer them a stable family and an education for their future. Leyla Corina has sold beef for 31 years. It's important to point out that this is a good business right now, and her sales have increased considerably through the years. Her initial capital was 10,000 córdobas that she obtained through the support of ther mother.

Leyla Corina has worked with CEPRODEL for 14 months, and she feels very satisfied with the credits offered to her because they have come at opportune moments and have helped her supply what she needs to her business and satisfy her clientele's daily demands. She has a record of 8 credits.

Translated from Spanish by Tanya Harper, Kiva volunteer

Leyla es una mujer acompañada con cuatro hijos los cuales se encuentran en la edad escolar. Sus hijos han sido la razón para que ella se superara y por ellos es que ella se ha esforzado, brindándoles así una familia estable y una educación para el futuro de ellos. Desde hace 31 años Leyla Corina se dedicaba a vender carne de res.

Es importante señalar que este es un buen negocio hoy en día en su sector, sus ventas incrementaron considerablemente al paso de los años. Su capital de inicio fue de C$ 10,000 (córdobas) los cuales los obtuvo por aporte de su mamá.

Leyla Corina trabaja con CEPRODEL desde hace 14 meses y se siente muy satisfecha con los créditos otorgados ya que les han sido brindados en el momento oportuno, ayudando así a suplir las necesidades del negocio y satisfacer a diario a su clientela. Ella tiene un record de 8 créditos.

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
  • 54
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Leyla Corina purchase of meat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2008
Dec 28, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 11, 2008