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Señora Rosalina has a business selling natural soft-drinks. It is located in one of the most populous markets in the city of León.

She starts work early in the morning, at 7:30am. She offers her customers a variety of delicious natural soft-drinks to quench their thirst. She returns home at 12:00pm to rest.

Señora Rosalina is requesting a loan from Ceprodel, which will be used to purchase zinc, sand and cement. She needs to make improvements to a room in her home to improve her quality of life and that of her family.
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La señora Rosalina posee un negocio de venta refrescos naturales, ubicadas en unos de los más populosos mercados de la ciudad león.

Ella inicia sus labores muy de mañana a las 7:30 am para ofrecerles a sus clientes las variedades de riquísimos refrescos naturales para saciar la sed de su clientela retirándose a hogar a las 12:00 pm para descansar.

El crédito que está solicitando a Ceprodel será utilizado para compra de Zinc, arena, cemento ya que necesita mejorar una habitación y así mejorar su nivel de vida de ella y 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.

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About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 71
    View loans »
    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Rosalina to purchase zinc, cement and sand.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014