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Maria Graciela
Mrs. María Sapón, 52, is married and has 8 children, one boy and 7 girls. She is a weaver and also repairs and sells sewing machines. These jobs have made it possible for her to support her family since they produce monthly income she needs to meet family expenses.

To expand her capital she decided to request a loan to buy more raw materials, in this case thread, to continue producing more. She hopes the loan will allow her to work more leading to more sales and obtaining increased income.
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Doña Maria Sapón, es una señora casada,tiene 52 años, tiene 8 hijos, 1 varon y 7 mujeres, se dedica a la artesanía, enmadejado de hilo asimismo se dedica a la venta y reparación de maquinas de costura,con estos trabajos ha logrado sostener a su familia, ya que tien el ingreso mensual que necesita para sufragar las gastos familiares, con el proposito de ampliar su capital, ha decidido solicitar un préstamo y asi poder comprar mas materia prima enb este caso hilo para seguir produciendo mas, espera que por medio de dicho préstamo logre trabajar mas y a la vez verder mas y obtener mejores ingresos.

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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.

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    Average annual income
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