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In the municipality of Cinco Pinos in the city of Chinandega, Mrs. Albertina L. works extremely hard making and selling tortillas. She markets the tortillas herself in her region and she does very well every day. Despite the difficult economic situations she has faced, she has succeded in coming out on top. This is why she has gone to Kiva Partner Ceprodel in order to get a loan to buy the basic materials such as corn in order to continue making tortillas.
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En el municipio de Cinco Pinos de la ciudad de Chinandega, la señora Albertina L. se dedica con gran esfuerzo a su negocio de elaboracion y venta de tortillas las cuales son comercializadas por ella misma en su localidad donde a diario se desempeña.

A pesas de las dificiles situaciones economicas que ella ha atravesado ha logrado salir adelante y para esto ha acudido a Ceprodel para ser beneficiada con un crédito que le permita la compra de la materia prima como lo es el maíz para continuar en su negocio de elaboración de tortillas.

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
  • 50
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,293,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Albertina purchase of ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2009
Mar 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010