Update on Tilita GroupThis solidarity group is made up of three members who are successful in their work lives.
The coordinator is María del Socorro, who is 69 years old. Her business is the sale of spices and condiments, and she is the owner of a mill at her place of residence. She is requesting a loan to purchase a variety of spices, such as vinegar, pepper, clove, chamomile, annatto, etc. The previous loans have helped the borrower's self-improvement, which has allowed her to provide a better quality of life for her family.
The other members are María Sebastiana, who adds funds to Claro and Movistar cellphones and sells nacatamales, tortillas, ice, and ice cream in her community, and Concepción, who is 45 years old and has a small grocery store that she runs out of her home. The group has worked with the loan institution for 24 cycles and are an example of self-improvement.
Previous Loan DetailsThis group is made up of four businesswomen, one of whom is 68-year-old María del Socorro. She is single and has three children. María has had a business selling spices and "pinolillo" (a cornmeal and cacao drink) for ten years. She has been a member of the communal bank for five years. María... More from Tilita 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.
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