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Juana Antonia
Juana T., 31, is married and is a tailor. “Confección de Pantalones” (Trouser Manufacturing). She lives with her husband who is also a tailor. They have a small, two-machine, workshop and have worked for the past 6 years in their home located in San Francisco el Alto, Totonicapán department, Guatemala. Currently, demand from their customers has increased but their financial situation is insufficient for her to increase her working capital. For this reason she has called upon Asociación ASDIR for financing to buy raw materials to allow her to increase her sales hoping, too, to get her family ahead as well as providing better living conditions for her family.
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Doña Juana T. tiene 31 años de edad, es casada de oficios Sastre, “Confección de Pantalones”, habita junto con su esposo, ella y su esposo se dedican al mismo oficio cuentan con un pequeño Taller, de 2 maquinas llevan 6 años ya laborar su residencia que se encuentra en San Francisco el Alto 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
  • 63
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,816,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.3
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Juana Antonia to buy raw materials for handicrafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 10, 2009
Listed
Nov 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 10, 2011