She began her small business selling snacks and natural beverages in the corridor of her home five years ago. Taking advantage of the opportunity to have her first loan with ADIM for US$100, she bought more snacks and offered fast food, breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Today she lives with her two daughters and husband; her daughters study and she has the support of her husband who working in a paint shop. She has her own stand where she sells and she has better conditions that the corridor and her customers are better served. Today with the loan she will buy chairs and tables to provide better service to her customers.
Inició su pequeño negocio vendiendo golosinas y refrescos naturales en el corredor de su casa hace cinco años y aprovechando la oportunidad de tener un primer crédito con ADIM de $100.00 compró más golosinas y ofreció comidas rápidas, desayunos, almuerzos y cenas. Actualmente vive con dos hijas y su esposo, sus hijas estudian y tiene el apoyo de su esposo que trabaja en un taller de pintura; tiene su propia caseta donde vende y tiene mejores condiciones que en el corredor y los clientes son mejor atendidos. Actualmente con el préstamo ella compró sillas y mesas para brindar una mejor atención a sus clientes.
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.