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Catarina Manuela
Doña Catarina Manuela García Y. is 46 years old and married. She lives with her husband and four children in a place known as Tzanjuyup Village, which is part of the Chipuac neighborhood in the City and Department of Totonicapán, Guatemala.


Catarina makes traditional skirts as well as dyed and woven fabrics that are in great demand among her customers. The pressing need to produce more goods is the reason why she came to the offices of Asociación ASDIR to request a loan. With the funding, Catarina will purchase the raw materials needed to keep up with the demand of her customers and improve her work. This will help her generate more income to cover her monthly expenses.

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Doña Catarina Manuela García Y. cuenta con 46 años de edad casada vive con sus cuatro hijos y esposo reside en el lugar conocido como Caserío Tzanjuyup, de la Aldea Chipuac del municipio y departamento de Totonicapán, Guatemala actualmente ella se dedica a la Artesanía en la elaboración de cortes típicos como también en la amarrada de jaspe debido a la demanda de sus clientes y la exigencia de mas mercadería ella se asecho a las oficinas de la Asociación Asdir para adquirir un préstamo cubriendo así la demanda de sus clientes como también mejorando su trabajo en la compra de materia prima mejorar sus ingresos mensuales para poder sufragar sus gastos mensuales.

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
  • 93
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,105,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.4
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Catarina Manuela purchase raw materials needed to make fabric.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 21, 2010
Listed
Jan 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 10, 2011