María is a successful microentrepreneur. She's a 46-year-old single woman and has five children. Her business is selling fruits and vegetables at the wholesale market. She has had her business for 29 years and her eldest son helps her to sell her merchandise. She got her start as a traveling fruit seller, then she gradually saved money and purchased a stall in the market which is where she currently sells her wholesale products. She'll use the loan to purchase fruits such as papayas, oranges, watermelons, fresh guavas and tamarinds, as well as vegetables such as sweet pepper, beets, carrots, sweet onions, potatoes, legumes, etc.
María es una microempresaria de éxito es una mujer soltera, con 46 años de edad, tiene cinco hijos su negocio es la venta de frutas y verduras en el mercado mayoreos tiene 29 años de tener su negocio, su hijo mayor le ayuda en la comercialización de los productos, inicia su negocio vendiendo frutas ambulante, poco a poco con sus ganancias adquirió un tramo en el mercado que ocupa actualmente y comercializa sus productos al por mayor. El crédito lo invertirá en la compra de frutas como papaya, naranjas, sandias, guayabas de frescos, tamarindo y verduras como chiltoma, remolachas, zanahorias, cebolla dulce, papas, legumbres 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.
A loan of $925 helped Maria Tomasa to purchase fruits such as papayas, oranges, watermelons, fresh guavas and tamarinds, as well as vegetables such as sweet pepper, beets, carrots, sweet onions, potatoes, legumes, etc.