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Sereno Del Socorro
Sereno del Socorro is from the municipality of El Sauce, where she has lived all her life. She is a single mother who has struggled day after day with her small salary to help her children get ahead and make them into good men.

One of her greatest dreams is to prepare her sons to be professionals and see the construction of her home finished, so that she has a dignified place to live. It is for this reason that she is requesting her seventh loan, to buy zinc, bricks and to pay for labor, so that she can make an addition to her home. Thanks to these loans she has been able to improve her home, because with her small salary it would not have been possible.
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La Señora Sereno del Socorro es originaria del municipio de El Sauce donde ha vivido toda su vida, es madre soltera la que ha luchado día a día con su pequeño salario por sacar adelante a sus hijos y hacerlos hombres de bien.
Uno de sus mayores sueños es preparar a sus hijos profesionalmente y ver totalmente construida su casita para tener un hogar digno donde vivir.
Por tal motivo está solicitando su séptimo crédito para la compra de zinc, ladrillos y pago de mano de obra con el fin de seguir ampliando dicha vivienda.
Gracias a estos créditos ha ido ampliando su vivienda porque con su pequeño salario no hubiera podido tenerla.

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
  • 63
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Sereno Del Socorro to buy zinc, bricks and pay for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 22, 2012
Jun 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013