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ESmerelda, FAMA Microfinance Borrower

Ten years ago, with a loan of $300 from FAMA, Esmeralda started a small food business making nacatamales. Since then, she has received 15 additional loans which have allowed her to expand her business and hire five employees from her community.

WCCN Partner Since: 2000

Specialty: Micro-enterprise Loans to Women

Average Loan Size: $738

Total Lending Portfolio: $22.5 million

Total Borrowers or Members: 39,374

Clients who are women: 77%

Mission Statement: Contribute to the progress of thousands of Nicaraguan families through the provision of specialized financial services for micro, small, and medium enterprises in the productive, commercial, and consumption sectors. We have a highly competent work team and appropriate technology that guarantee the satisfaction of our clients, the profitability of the institution, and leadership in the microfinance industry.