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Lissette Del Socorro
Lissette del Socorro has had a business selling corn products (Chicha) in one of the markets in the city of León for fifteen years. She does this to support her family as she is a single mother with two young children.
She leaves her home at 5.30am to begin working at 6am and finished work at 12pm.
She started this business with her savings.

Lissette is asking CEPRODEL for a loan to buy corn, peanuts, wood, raspberries and plastic bags in bulk. This will allow her to offer her customers more affordable prices to meet demand, and so obtaining more income which will improve the quality of life for her and her family.
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La señora Lissette del Socorro, posee un negocio de venta de productos derivados del maíz (Chicha) ubicado en uno de los mercados de la ciudad de León, desde hace quince años, ella realiza esta labor para llevar el sustento a su familia, es madre soltera, tiene dos hijos menores que están bajo su responsabilidad. Sale de su casa de habitación a las 5:30 am, abre su negocio a las 6:00 am y finalizando sus labores a las 12:00 pm. Su negocio lo inicio con ahorros.

La señora Lissette solicitó un crédito a CEPRODEL lo utilizara para comprar al por mayor de maíz, maní, leña, frambuesa y bolsas plásticas. Esto permitirá ofrecerle a su clientela precios más accesibles satisfaciendo la demanda, así obteniendo mayores ingresos y mejorar el nivel de vida tanto de ella como de 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.


About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,418,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 26.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lissette Del Socorro to buy corn, peanuts, wood, raspberries and plastic bags.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2014
Aug 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 25, 2014