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Alejandro Isaía
Alejandro has been selling purified water and gas for seven years. He started the business with financial aid from his mother, who gave him the idea of selling purified water and gas at the city market and at various outlets in the city. Before having this micro business, he drove a local bus to earn income to support his family.

His new business has helped him to improve his family's situation and his children's well being and to repair his house. He now needs financing to buy different purified water displays to diversify his business and service his customers.
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El Sr. Alejandro es comerciante de agua purificada y de gas, negocio que tiene siete años de estar funcionando.
El inicia su actividad comercial con la ayuda económica de su madre, quien le da la idea de distribuir agua purificada y gas al mercado municipal y diferentes puntos de ventas de la ciudad.
Antes de tener su microempresa era conductor de bus inter-local. En donde obtenía ingresos para mantener a su familia.
Con su nuevo negocio ha mejorado las condiciones de vida de su familia, mejorando su hogar y el bienestar de sus hijos.
En estos momentos necesita financiamiento para comprar diferentes presentaciones de agua purificada, esto con el objetivo de diversificar su negocio y atender las necesidades de sus clientes.

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
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Alejandro Isaía to buy purified water and gas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 26, 2012
Jan 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013