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Jerónima Lilliam
Jerónima Lilliam is the single mother of three children. She has owned a general merchandise store in the department of León for 16 years. She works from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, since this business supports her family.

Lilliam has applied for a loan to buy shorts, bathing suits, sandals, and t shirts to take advantage of the summer season to increase sales and earn more income. This purchase will help her earn more so that she can improve her family's life. Being a single mother, she needs to be both father and mother while providing a better education to her children.
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La Señora Jerónima Lilliam es madre soltera de 3 hijas, posee un negocio de mercadería en general en el departamento de León desde hace 16 años, inicia sus labores a las 6 am y finaliza a la 5 pm de lunes a sábado con este mismo horario, siendo este negocio el sustento de su familia.

La señora Lilliam está solicitando este crédito para compra de shores, vestidos de baño y chinelas playeras, para aprovechar la temporada de verano y así lograr tener mayores ventas las que ayudaran a obtener un mayor ingreso.

Este trabajo lo realiza para aumentar sus ingresos y así mejorar el nivel de vida de ella y su familia ya que como madre soltera le ha tocado ser madre y padre a la ves dándole una mejor educación a sus tres hijas.

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
  • 71
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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 $825 helped Jerónima Lilliam to buy shorts, bathing suits, and sandals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2013
Apr 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014