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María De Los Angeles
María de los Angeles F. is well known for her shoe making business. She has a shop in her house. She has two workers who produce women’s and men’s shoes. She has had the shop for several years.

She currently has a loan to increase her production. She hopes to be able to get ahead. She is the single mother of two small children. She lives in her own home.

She wants to improve her shop so that production is not detained in the winter. She used the loan to buy glue, leather, lasts, and decorations for women’s shoes.
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Doña María de los Angeles F. es una persona conocida por su actividad de elaboración de calzado, tiene el taller en su casa, con 2 trabajadores que producen zapatos de mujer y de varón. Tiene varios años de tener su taller y hasta ahora ella obtiene un crédito para incrementar su producción.
Espera poder salir adelante, ella soltera madre de dos hijos pequeños, tiene vivienda propia y desea mejorar su taller para que en el invierno no se detenga la producción.
Con el crédito ella compró pega, cuero, hormas y adornos para zapatos de damas.

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About ADIM

Located in Central America, ADIM is a small microfinance institution with a strong social focus. In the saturated microfinance market of Nicaragua, ADIM stands out for its emphasis on the holistic development of women as well as its provision of responsible financial services. Founded in 1989 by a small group of Nicaraguan women, this institution has remained true to its initial goal of providing its clients (90% of which are women) with an opportunity for economic growth, in addition to personal and professional empowerment. Supporting an ADIM borrower means contributing not only to the continued offering of the socially conscious services it provides, but also to the sustainable growth of a truly unique microfinance institution.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,083,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped María De Los Angeles buy materials for footwear: leather, glue, lasts, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2009
Jun 3, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009