Update on Nicole GroupThis group consists of three entrepreneurial members, one of whom is Liliam, a 47-year-old married woman with three children. She has worked selling food from her home every day to people in her community for the past 10 years. She has been a member of this group for six consecutive years and the loans have served her well in order to maintain and improve her business.
She will invest this loan in the purchase of raw materials such as rice, sugar, beans, oil, beef, chicken, fish, salt, vegetables, green and ripe bananas, cream, butter, tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, mayonnaise, pepper, tortillas, firewood, etc. With the earnings she gained with her last loan, she was able to buy two large cooking pots.
The other members of the group are Flor, who is 33 years old and sells blood sausage, fried foods, and pork rinds from her home, and Rosa, who is 30 years old and who sells cooked beans, soda, and cheese.
Previous Loan DetailsThe group is comprised of four entrepreneurial members. One of these is Liliam, who is 46 years old and married with three children. She has been selling food to employees of private businesses near her home for the past 10 years. This loan will be used to purchase grains such as rice, beans, sug... More from Nicole Group's previous loan »
About ADIMLocated 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
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
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.
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