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Evelia Del Carmen
Evelia del Carmen is a hardworking and entrepreneurial 48-year-old woman. For 20 years she has sold fruits and vegetables in the market in Masaya. She started out selling bananas; she observed how the market worked and began to buy what was in season because it's cheapest.

She has 8 children but only two are still in her care; one is 22 and is in their final year studying banking and finance, the other is 10 and in primary school.

Evelia will invest the loan in the mamon harvest.
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La señora Evelia del Carmen es una mujer trabajadora y emprendedora de 48 años quien se dedica a la venta de frutas y verduras en el mercado de Masaya desde hace 20 años. Ella inicio con la venta de bananos luego fue viendo cómo se movía el mercado y empezó a comprar lo que estaba en flota que es más barato.
Ella tiene ocho hijos pero a su cargo solo tiene dos uno de 22 años quien está en su último año de Banca y Finanza y uno 10 años que está en primaria. Evelia invertirá el crédito en la cosecha de mamon.

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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
  • 65
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,073,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Evelia Del Carmen to harvest mamon [a fruit similar to lychee].
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2011
May 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012