Asunción del Carmen is a hard-working and entrepreneurial woman of 39 who has been selling fruit and vegetables for 13 years. She started out selling harvests of jocotes (a native fruit), mangos and avocados, according to the season. She currently sells all types of fruit and vegetables and this is what she will spend her loan money on. She has two employees.
Asunción has six children aged 20, 18, 15, 11, 4 and 2. They are all in school except the youngest.
La señora Asunción del Carmen es una mujer trabajadora y emprendedora de 39 años se dedica a la venta de frutas y verduras hace 13 años inicio vendiendo cosechas de jocotes, mangos, aguacates según la temporada. En la actualidad ella vende de todo lo que es verduras y frutas en lo que invertirá el crédito y cuenta con dos trabajadores.
Asunción tiene seis hijos de 20, 18, 15, 11, 4 y 2 años los cuales estudian menos la menor.
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.