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Rosa Argentina
ROSA ARGENTINA is a single mother of 5 children and sells bread and atol (a traditional corn starch based drink). She has done this for 11 years and with it has raises her children.

Rosa starts to make her delicious atol at 9:00 a.m. At 10:00 am she takes it to sell at one of the markets in the city of León Nicaragua and finishes at 3:00 p.m. From 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. she sells bread as a street vendor in the streets of the city.

One of the things she needs is to pay for her daughter's graduation and college education costs. That is why she visited Ceprodel to get a loan and thus ensure her daughter's professional future.

Rosa Argentina dreams of all of her children having professional careers and of owning her own home, since she lives with her mother.
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La señora ROSA ARGENTINA es madre soltera de cinco hijos y se dedica a la venta de atol y pan, desde hace once años con la que ha desarrollado a sus hijos.

Rosa inicia a preparar su riquísimo atol de 9:00 a 10:00 am posteriormente se traslada a venderlo a uno de los mercado de la ciudad de León Nicaragua y finaliza a las 3:00 pm, de 4:00 a 6:00 pm se dedica a la venta pan de forma ambulante en las calle de dicha Ciudad.

Una de las necesidades que atraviesa son los gastos de graduación y estudio universitario de su hija, debido a esto visitó a Ceprodel para ser beneficiada con un crédito y así poder asegurarle el futuro profesional de su hija.

Rosa Argentina sueña con la preparación profesional de sus Hijos y obtener su propia vivienda ya que habita donde su Mamá.

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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,729,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Rosa Argentina to pay for graduation costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2012
Nov 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013