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Vida Abundante Group
In this Group: Margarita, Victoria, María

Update on Vida Abundante Group

This group consists of three enterprising members. One of them is Margarita, who has been selling sodas and juices for 10 years. She is a married woman with three young children. Her loan will be invested in the purchase of sodas and juices of various flavors. Her business is located in her home.

The other members are as follows:
• Victoria sells clothes.
• María sells clothes as a street vendor.

View original language description ↓
Grupo formado por tres socias emprendedoras una de ellas es Margarita que se dedica a la venta de gaseosas, jugos, desde hace 10 años, es una mujer casada, con tres hijos menores, el crédito lo invertirá en la compra de gaseosas, jugos variados de sabor este negocio lo tiene en su domicilio, Victoria vende ropa y María vende ropa ambulante.

Previous Loan Details

The group Vida Abundante (Abundant Life) is made up of three hard-working, courageous and enterprising women. One of the members is Margarita del Carmen A.. She is 30 years old and 10 years ago she started her grocery store by selling soft drinks and snacks. She works arduously for her three c... More from Vida Abundante 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 is a Group Loan

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About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,768,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Vida Abundante Group's $1,000 loan helped a member to buy a variety of sodas and juices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013