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Martha Ilia
Martha is a humble woman from the country. She lives in the pretty city of Esteli and is single with four grown children who are living independently and working as professionals.

Martha is characterized by being a hardworking woman who loves her family a lot. Currently she is working on an estate as a porter. She has been working for this company for more than 29 years, and that's how she has been able to be a single mother. She has been able to create a better life for herself through her efforts and by making sure all her children are well employed.

Martha is asking for this loan so she can put it towards the payment of the manual labor she will need to construct a living room in her home. This would help her improve the condition of her home and her family's comfort.

She has become very happy because of the support that Kiva has given her because it makes her personal projects possible.
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Martha es una humilde mujer de origen campesino, habita en la linda ciudad de Estelí, es soltera y tiene cuatro hijos todos mayores, profesionales e independiente.

Martha se caracteriza por ser una mujer trabajadora y con mucho amor a su familia actualmente es trabajadora de una institucion estatal desempeñándose como conserje por más de 29 años trabajando para esta empresa, es así que Martha siendo una madre soltera ha podido darle una mejor forma de vida ya que logro con su esfuerzo que todos sus hijos se profesionalizaran.

Martha solicita un crédito que lo va a invertir para pago de mano de obra ya que está realizando la construcción de un cuarto de habitación en su vivienda, a si poder darle una mejor condición a su vivienda y comodidad a su familia.

Ella manifiesta sentirse alegre por el apoyo que le puede brindar por que hará realidad sus proyecto personales.

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
  • 31
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,396,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Martha Ilia to improve her living space and to pay for the labor it will take to do so.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013