This successful small business owner is Juana, who is 69 years old, widowed, and has been the owner of a general store located in her home for 12 years. She has worked with the loan institution for 6 years. She will invest the loan in beans, sugar, oil, beef, chicken, diapers, toilet paper, basic grains such as rice, etc.
Microempresaria de éxito es doña Juana quien tiene 69 años, viuda y propietaria de una pulpería ubicada en su domicilio desde hace 12 años y seis años trabajando con la institución en préstamos. El crédito lo invertirá en la compra de granos básicos como arroz, frijoles, azúcar, aceite, carne de res, carne de pollo, pamper, papel higiénico etc.
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.