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Luz Del Esfuerzo Group
In this Group: Vilma, María , Martha Lorena

Update on Luz Del Esfuerzo Group

This group is made up of 3 successful entrepreneurs, one of which is María. María is 58 years old and has 5 older children. She has 4 years selling detergent and bathroom soap in bulk. She began her business after she sold plantains. She will invest this loan in the purchase of detergent in bulk by the case. Vilma sells tortillas and tamales and Martha sells bathroom soap, detergent, toothpaste, bleach, etc.
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Grupo formado por tres socias emprendedora de éxito una de ella es María tiene 58 años de edad, con cinco hijos mayores y tiene cuatro años de vender detergente, jabón de baño al por mayor, inicio su negocio anteriormente vendía plátanos . El crédito lo invertirá en la compra de detergentes por cajas al por mayor, Vilma vende tortilla y nacatamales y Martha vende jabón de baño, detergente, pasta de dientes, cloro etc.

Previous Loan Details

The Luz del Esfuerzo group is comprised of three hard-working women from Masaya in the city of Las Flores. Silvia Alejandra C. O. is one of the members. She has a small, modest sewing shop; and she specializes in children’s clothes. Four years ago C. started this business with some small o... More from Luz Del Esfuerzo Group's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 112
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,828,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Luz Del Esfuerzo Group's $1,250 loan helped a member to buy detergent wholesale by the case.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013