Don Eliseo is a founder of the Community of Paqui at 8 kilometers from the city of Totonicapan. His principal economic activity is embroidery. He has a small workshop with fifteen sewing machines in which each operator produces four dozen a day. When the products are ready, Don Eliseo brings them to Guatemal city in Mazatenango and San Francisco el Alto. Today, he needs a loan to buy materials since he already has a large order.
Don Eliseo es originario de la Comunidad de Paqui a 8 Kilometros de la ciudad de Totonicapan don Eliseo su actividad principal es la confeccion cuenta con su pequeño taller con quince maquinas de coseher, en donde cada operario elabora cuatro docenas por dia y el producto ya terminado don Eliseo los entrega en la Ciudad Guatemal, en Mazatenango, y San Francisco el Alto hoy necesita de un credito para la compra de materiales, ya que tiene un pedido muy grande
About Asociación ASDIR
ASDIR (Asociación de Desarrollo Integral Rural - Association for the Development of Rural Communities) is a community-based organization that works to promote development in the villages and communities where it serves. It was founded in 1999 in the village of Nimasac, Totonicapán Department, by a handful of local men and women to support community projects and group loans. Today ASDIR has 5 offices across 3 departments (Totonicapán, Sololá and Suchitepéquez) serving more than 6,000 clients, most of them in rural communities.