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Guard Barranco Group
In this Group: Sandra Yanet, Sonia Del Carmen , Ileana Marina

Update on Guard Barranco Group

This group is made up of three female entrepreneurs. One of the members is Sonia. She is 39 years old, married, and has two children ages 16 and 5. She works butchering pigs, and making pork products such as nacatamales, fried pork, and pork rinds. She has performed this work for the past five years, with her husband being her main helper.

She is seeking this loan to purchase hogs and to purchase raw materials to make nacatamales (Nicaraguan tamales) such as: leaves, string, wood, rice, potatoes, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, etc.

One of the other members, Sandra, 43 years old, works selling new clothing in her home, and Ileana, 43 years old, works selling new and used clothing.
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Este grupo está conformado por tres socias emprendedoras una de ellas es Sonia de 39 años de edad, acompañada y con dos hijos en las edades de 16 y 5 años, se dedica al destace de cerdo y de derivados del mismo como nacatamales, fritos, chicharrón, desde cinco años hace siendo la principal ayuda el esposo, el crédito lo solicita para la compra Cerdo en pie y compra de materia prima para la elaboración de nacatamales como hojas, mecates, leña, arroz, papa, chiltoma, cebolla, tomate, etc. otra de las socias es la señora Sandra de 43 años la cual se dedica a vender ropa nueva en su domicilio y la señora Ileana 43 años comerciante de ropa nueva y usada.

Previous Loan Details

This group consists of three enterprising members. One of them is Sonia who is 38 years old, in a relationship, and has two children. Her business since five years back is butchering pigs and selling pork derivative products such as nacatamales, deep fried snacks, and fried pork rind. She has... More from Guard Barranco 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.

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This is a Group Loan

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About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,382,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 27.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Guard Barranco Group's $1,400 loan helped a member purchase hogs and ingredients to make nacatamales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 29, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014