Cesar is from the highland region of Totonicapan, Guatemala. He is 50 years old and married. He has three children and all are in school. Cesar is retired from the health services industry, but he has started a business with his wife raising and selling poultry. They have been in business for four years, and are requesting a loan to purchase working capital. In the future, Cesar hopes that his business will continue to grow and help support his family.
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.