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Ines Marely
Doña Inés is a seafood merchant, a job she has had for four years. Thanks to her work, she can contribute directly to buying her household needs. She sells door to door as well as from her home.

She needs a loan to buy larger quantities of seafood in order to meet the needs of various merchants at markets in Managua.

It is important to mention that her husband is a fisherman. He purchases the seafood at a good price for resale later.

Thanks to God and their sacrifice, they have made improvements to their house and believe that a loan will help them increase their income.
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Doña Inés es comerciante de mariscos, actividad comercial que tiene cuatro años de tener con la cual contribuye directamente en las necesidades básicas de su hogar, su forma de venta es ambulante de casa en casa, además de vender en su casa de habitación.

Necesita un préstamo para adquirir mayor cantidad de mariscos para atender algunos comerciantes en los mercados de la ciudad de Managua.

Es importante mencionar que su esposo es pescador y adquiere los productos a un buen precio para luego comercializarlo.

Gracias a Dios y a su esfuerzo han mejorado su casa de habitación y creen que atreves de un financiamiento su negocio tendrá mejores ingresos.

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
  • 59
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Ines Marely to buy lobsters, shrimp and fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Apr 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 21, 2013