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Karla Patricia
Karla Patricia has been selling fresh seafood in the Santa Ana market for thirteen years. Karla is a mother to three daughters, all of whom are in school. Karla is making a lot of effort to help them to get ahead. She works Monday to Friday, from 5am, when she comes to the market to sell her merchandise until midday. Karla is applying for a loan in order to buy red snapper, which is more expensive than other fish. Karla needs capital to buy this fish in bulk.
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La señora Karla Patricia se dedica a la actividad de venta de mariscos frescos desde hace 13 años en el mercado Santa Ana, la señora es madre de tres hijas de las cuales todas estudian y se esfuerza por sacarlas adelante, trabaja de lunes a sabado desde las cinco de la mañana se viene al mercado a vender su mercaderia hasta las doce del dia. la señora Karla solicita el financiamiento para comprar pescado de pargo que es el mas caro y necesita capital para comprar al por mayor

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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
  • 25.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Karla Patricia to buy red snappers and other fish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
4 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2013
Nov 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 14, 2014