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Martha Jacoba
Martha Jacoba sells sweets and makes pinatas to order. She has had a small grocery shop in the town of Viejo for 14 years. She is married and the mother of three grown children. She strives to get ahead, working from Monday to Sunday at her business. She has applied for a loan to buy needed business inventory to maintain her income.
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La señora Martha Jacoba se dedica a la actividad de venta de golosinas, elabora piñatas por encargos y se defiende con una pequeña pulperia que la tiene ubicada en el municipio de el Viejo desde hace 14 años, la señora es casada madre de tres hijos pero ninguno depende de ella, es una señora que se esfuerza por salir adelante, trabaja de lunes a domingo en su negocio, solicita el financiamiento para compra de mercaderia para su negocio el cual nesecita surtirlo para mantener sus 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
  • 51
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,296,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Martha Jacoba to buy yogurt, sweets, snacks, sodas, gum, and candies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2013
Oct 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 14, 2014