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Leida Del Socorro
Leida comes from the town of Catarina (Pueblos Blacos) of the department of Masaya. She's 57 years old and has owned her own business for 31 years. Her business is a carpentry workshop, a trade she inherited from her parents. They're the ones who have taught her to make a living ever since she was young, and today, thanks to them, she has a means of livelihood.
Leida currently has her husband to keep her company, since her four children are independent adults. She's known for being a hardworking, honorable woman.
Most of her customers are established in León and they make their sales in that same town's municipal market. Leida commutes to that area to deliver the orders. She sells all kinds of products, and, if she isn't able to manufacture an order, she goes to various sellers in Catarina and San Juan de Oriente so that she can meet that order.
Leida currently needs a loan in order to meet several orders. She needs to purchase merchandise consisting of three dining room sets, four television racks and furniture carts. That way she'll be able to meet the orders and provide a better service.
This will help her to obtain better profits for her business and to increase her earnings in order to make a decent living alongside her family.
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Doña Leída, originaria del municipio de Catarina (Pueblos Blacos) del departamento de Masaya, tiene la edad de 57 años, y desde hace 31 años ella posee su propio negocio este consiste en una taller de carpintería, la experiencia la heredo de sus padres, que fueron los que le enseñaron a ganarse la vida desde pequeña y que gracias a ellos ahora tiene su medio de trabajo.

Leída actualmente tiene la compañía de su esposo, ya que sus 4 hijos son mayores de edad e independiente, ella se caracteriza por ser una mujer trabajadora y honrada.

La mayoría de sus clientes radican en león y estos venden en el mercado municipal de ahí mismo, Leida viaja a esa zona para poder entregar los pedidos, los productos que ella comercializa son de todo tipo de tal manera que si hay algún pedido que ella no puede elaborar, se dirige a las distintas ventas en Catarina y san Juan de oriente para poder cumplir con el pedido.

Actualmente Leida necesita un financiamiento para cumplir con varios pedidos y necesita comprar una mercadería el cual consiste en la compra de 3 juegos de comedor, 4 muebles para televisor y juego juegos de carreta, de tal manera que pueda cubrir con el pedido.

De esta manera dar un mejor servicio. Esto le ayudara a obtener mejores ingresos para su negocio y aumentar sus ganancias para una vida digna con su familia.

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
  • 49
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,293,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Leida Del Socorro to purchase three dining room sets, four television racks and furniture carts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 22, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014