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Ervin Inocente
Ervin lives in the city of Masaya. He makes shoes for men and runs a shoe repair shop. He works hard Monday to Saturday in order to support the needs of his two children and wife.

Ervin came to the CEPRODEL office to request a loan because he needs to buy raw materials, like leather, white and yellow glue, lining, soles, etc. This way he can distribute more shoes to oriental stores, thereby increasing his income and improving his family's quality of life.
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En la ciudad de Masaya, reside Ervin, el se dedica a la elaboración de calzado para varón ya que con lo que el cuenta es con un taller de zapatería. El trabaja arduamente de lunes a sábado, para así poder sustentar las necesidades de sus dos hijos y su esposa.

Ervin se acerco a nuestras oficinas par solicitar un crédito ya que tiene la necesidad de comprar materia prima como por ejemplo cuero, pega blanca y amarilla, forros, suela etc. Para poder distribuir mas calzados en las tiendas del oriental. Y así poder tener más ingresos, y seguir mejorando la calidad de vida de 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
  • 56
    View loans »
    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,429,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Ervin Inocente to buy raw materials like black leather, faux leather, fiber products, baking powder, white and yellow glue, shoe soles, high quality lining, thread, and packing bags.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2011
Sep 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013