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Juana Evangelista
Juana Evangelista’s an enterprising person who is very responsible with her obligations. She works every day from six in the morning until five in the afternoon seven days a week selling tomatoes in one of the markets in the capital. She works alongside her husband; they are both hardworking. She takes care of sales and customer service and her husband does the deliveries and stores the crates of tomatoes.

She’s asking Ceprodel for a loan to invest in working capital to buy tomatoes. This is with the goal of buying more products because demand is high during this season and she will have more variety on-hand to capture more buyers.

She thanks Ceprodel and Kiva for the opportunity and the trust placed in her. She will invest this loan in her business in such a way that she’ll be able to provide sustenance for her home and gradually improve her living condition.
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La señora Juana Evangelista, es una persona emprendedora y responsable con sus obligaciones, labora diario desde las seis de la mañana hasta las cinco de la tarde, los siete días de la semana en su negocio venta de tomates, en uno de los mercados capitalinos, ella trabaja junto a su esposo en el negocio, ambos son trabajadores, ella se encarga de la venta y atención de sus clientes y el esposo realiza las entregas y almacenaje de las cajas de tomates.

Solicita un préstamo a ceprodel para invertir en capital de trabajo, para la compra de tomates. Esto con el propósito de comprar mas productos, debido a que esta temporada hay bastante demanda de este producto y así ofrecer variedad a sus clientes y captar mas compradores.

Agradece a Ceprodel y Kiva, por la oportunidad y la confianza depositada en ella, por lo que este crédito lo invertirá en su negocio de forma que esto le permitirá llevar el sustento a su hogar e ir mejorando su condición de vida.

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
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Juana Evangelista to buy tomatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2014