Leona is 61 years old and she had 4 children, 2 boys and 2 girls, all of whom are married now. She is a widow, dedicated to weaving typical clothing which she sells in the local market.
This is the 2nd loan she has solicited with ASDIR. Her previous loan was repaid with much responsibility. Leona is well known for her participation and collaboration in her community. Despite her age, she has much energy and desire to achieve. She needs the financing to increase her working capital, and specifically, to buy thread for her artful weaving.
Leona es de 61 años de edad, tuvo cuatro hijo dos varones y dos mujeres todos ya están casados, ella es viuda y se dedica a tejer y vender cortes típicos en el mercado local, en ASDIR es el segundo crédito que solicita, el anterior lo pago con mucha responsabilidad, Doña leona es muy conocida como participativa y colaboradora en su población, a pesar de la edad tiene muchas energías y ganas de superar, necesita el financiamiento apara ampliar su capital de trabajo, específicamente la compra de hilo para su tejeduría.
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.