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Vianka Group
In this Group: Vianka Lucia, Alba Carolina, Flor De Maria

Update on Vianka Group

This group is made up of three enterprising partners. One of them is Vianka, a 31-year-old single mother of two children, ages 6 and 12. Her business is making and selling tortillas, and she also has a small variety store where she sells clothes, cosmetics, and men's and women's shoes. She has been the owner of this business for five years.

She has been a client of the institution for three years, because she is very punctual with her payments. She will use the loan to buy raw materials to make tortillas, such as corn, lime, and firewood. With the last loan she was able to replace the roof of her house with the profits from the business.

Flor is 28 years old and sells silver jewelry, sandals, and new and used clothes. Alba is 35 years old and sells food, clothes, and shoes.
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Este grupo está formado por tres socias emprendedoras, una de ellas es Vianka mujer de 31 años de edad, soltera, con dos hijos menores uno de 6 y 12 años de edad, su negocio es la hecha y venta de tortillas, posee una pequeña tienda de variedades como es la venta de ropa, cosméticos, zapatos de dama y zapatos de varón, esta actividad tiene de ser propietaria cinco años, tiene tres años de ser cliente de la institución por ser muy puntual en sus pagos, el crédito lo invertirá en la compra de materia prima para hacer tortillas como maíz, cal, leña, en el crédito anterior logro cambiar el techo de su casa con las utilidades que le genero el negocio, Flor tiene 28 años su negocio es la venta de prendas de plata, ventas de sandalias, ropa nueva y ropa usada y Alba tiene 35 años de edad y su negocio es la venta de comida, ropa nueva y zapatos.

Previous Loan Details

This group was formed by three enterprising partners. One of them is Vianka, a 30 year old woman with two children and a single mother. She started her business selling only Avon cosmetics 4 years ago. Currently she has a small store with a variety of products. She and her mother make tortillas w... More from Vianka 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

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

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.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 46
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Vianka Group's $2,225 loan helped a member to buy raw materials, such as corn, lime, and firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013