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Mi Banquito Group
In this Group: Maria Luisa, Maria Auxiliadora, Rosa Emilia, Engracia De La Concepcion, Vilma Esther

Update on Mi Banquito Group

A group made up of five enterprising micro-entrepreneurs who have had various loans with the organization. One of the members is Maria Luisa, who has a grocery store. She began her business selling Avon cosmetics and used clothing three years ago. She is a married woman with three minor children. She will invest her loan to buy goods such as rice, beans, sugar, oil, bath soap, laundry soap, sausage, oats, coffee, etc. She will also buy cosmetics such as perfume, creams for the body and hands, and other things. Vilma sells wholesale ice from her home, as well as tamales and ice cream treats. Rosa Emilia has a grocery store in her home. Engracia sells clothing and cosmetics from various markets in the capital. Maria Auxiliadora sells cosmetics, and has a small dressmaking shop that makes sheets, children's clothing, sleepwear and cushions, etc.
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Grupo formado por cinco socias microempresarias emprendedoras que llevan varios prestamos con la institución una de las socias es María Luisa que tiene una pulpería inicio su negocio vendiendo cosméticos Avon, ropa usadas desde hace tres años, es mujer casada y con tres hijos menores, el crédito lo invertirá en la compra de granos básicos como arroz, frijoles, azúcar, aceite, jabón de baños, jabón de lavar ropa, embutidos, avena, cafés, etc., además invertirá en cosméticos como perfumen, crema para el cuerpo y manos, entre otros. Vilma Vende hielo al por mayor en su casa así también como nacatamales, choco bananos y helados, Rosa Emilia tiene una pulpería en su domicilio, Engracia vende ropa y cosméticos ambulantes en los diferentes mercados de la capital y María Auxiliadora vende cosméticos, tiene un pequeño taller de costura que actualmente fabrica sabanas, ropa de niña en serie, ropa de cama, cojines etc.

Previous Loan Details

Mi Banquito Group (my little bank) is made up of five hard-working and enterprising people. One of them is María Luisa who has owned a grocery store for the past four years. In the beginning she sold used clothing and gradually she added other products to her inventory. Her three children (aged 1... More from Mi Banquito 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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

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About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 56
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,430,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mi Banquito Group's $3,175 loan helped a member to buy goods for her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013