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Maria Lourdes
For 29 years, Mrs. Maria has worked to bring health to her neighbors, since her profession is a physician's assistant and she works in the health center where she lives. She is single with one person in her care, to whom she gives the necessary support according to his/her economic situation. Right now, she needs to repair the roof of her home, so she has visited Ceprodel to ask for a loan for the purchase of construction materials such as: blocks, cement, and sand, in order to complete the aforementioned work on her ceiling that she needs so badly, and in this way improve her living conditions and quality of life.
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La señora María, Durante 29 años se ha dedicado a brindarle salud al prójimo, ya que su profesión es auxiliar de enfermería y labora en el centro de salud donde vive, es soltera con una persona a su cargo, a quien le brinda el apoyo necesario de acuerdo a su situación económica, actualmente está presentando una urgencia de mejorar la pared de su vivienda, por lo que se decidió visitar ceprodel para solicitar un financiamiento para la compra de materiales de construcción como; Bloques, Cemento y Arena, para realizar dicha obra de mejorar la pared que tanto necesita y de esa manera mejorar las condiciones y nivel de 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
  • 39
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,402,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Maria Lourdes to buy construction materials to repair the roof of her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014