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English Rochel
The borrower, English, is a hardworking person devoted to providing medical services to a hospital in San Rafael del Sur. With her earnings she is able to contribute a little towards having her own home so her children can feel proud but to do this it is necessary for organizations like Kiva in order for them to see their dreams achieved.

She is a good person of good character who pays her obligations in a timely way so that the doors are always open in order to continue towards her goal.

With this loan she will finish the most necessary parts of her house such as the roof and doors. She is the mother of two children, both school age, and she expects them to continue their studies in order to have better opportunities in life.
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Doña English es una persona esforzada dedicada a brindar servicios médicos en un centro hospitalario de san Rafael del sur, con sus ingresos a logrado aportar un poquito para tener un hogar propio en los que sus hijos puedan sentirse orgullosos pero para eso es necesario de organismos como KIVA que ven el esfuerzo para lograr sus sueños.
Es una persona con buen carácter en donde sus obligaciones son pagadas en forma y tiempo para que sus puertas estén siempre abiertas esto para continuar con su meta.
Con este crédito espera terminar las partes que son más necesarias para tener su hogar como lo son el techo y sus puertas. Es madre de dos hijos de los cuales ambos están en las edades escolares los que espera que continúen sus estudios para que tengan mejores oportunidades en la 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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 70
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,754,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped English Rochel to buy construction supplies such as zinc, sand, and cement.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 26, 2012
Jan 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014