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Brenda Matilde
Brenda is a seafood trader. During the five years that she has had her business, she has gained experience in her trade. She sells her products door-to-door in various neighborhoods in Managua. Thanks to her efforts, she has established good relationships with her customers, who are demanding a variety of seafood. She needs more working capital to meet customer orders. Brenda was dedicated solely to household chores, but in order to provide financial support and contribute to the household expenses and provide better food security to their children, they decided to establish this business to earn extra income. She is married and has four children in her care, two in secondary school and one in primary.
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Doña Brenda es comerciante de mariscos, tiene cinco años de tener su negocio donde ha adquirido experiencia en su actividad comercial, su forma de venta es ambulante de casa en casa en algunos barrios de Managua.
Gracias a su esfuerzo ha logrado establecer buenas relaciones con sus clientes, por lo que le están demandando variedad de mariscos y necesita mayor capital de trabajo para atender los encargos de sus clientes.
Ella se dedicaba solamente a los quehaceres de su hogar, pero para contribuir y apoyar económicamente a los gastos del hogar y brindarles una mejor seguridad alimenticia a sus hijos, decidieron dedicarse a este negocio para obtener otros ingresos.
Su estado civil es casada y tiene cuatro hijos a su cargo, dos en secundaria, y una en primaria.

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
  • 38
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,391,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Brenda Matilde to purchase seafood, such as fish and shrimp, and pork.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013