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Carolina Silveria
Mrs. Carolina G. is 25 years old, married and a weaver. "Elaboración de Cortes Típicos para Mujeres" has a workshop with 2 looms. She lives with her husband and both are weavers and they have two employees. They have been making "Cortes" for 7 years at their home located in the Village Chotacaj, of the Aldea Vásquez of the department of Totonicapán, Guatemala. Presently orders from her customers have increased but the economical conditions are not sufficient so they can increase their capital and therefore she approached Asociación ASDIR to request a loan in order to buy material and thus increase sales. She also wants to make her family get ahead and have better living conditions.
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La señora Carolina G. tiene 25 años de edad, es Casada de oficios Tejedora, “Elaboración de Cortes Típicos para Mujeres” cuenta con un taller de 2 Telares, habita junto a su Esposo, ella y su esposo se dedican al mismo oficio cuentan con dos empleados para la misma actividad, lleva 7 años de elaborar Cortes en su residencia que se encuentra en el Caserío Chotacaj, de la Aldea Vásquez del departamento de Totonicapán, Guatemala, actualmente la demanda de su clientela a crecido, pero las condiciones económicas en que se encuentra no son suficientes para que el pueda aumentar su capital, por tal razón acudió a la Asociación ASDIR, a solicitar un préstamo, con la intención de comprar materia prima y de esa manera poder aumentar sus ventas, esperando también poder sacar adelante a su familia, y que tengan mejores condiciones de vida.

Additional Information

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.

About Guatemala

  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,586,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.2
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Carolina Silveria purchase material for crafts making.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 21, 2009
Listed
Aug 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2010