Vicenta is 20 years old and is not married. She has one child who is currently is school, and a partner who is currently working in the United States to help support the family. Vicenta works in clothing manufacturing and has been doing so for the past nine years. She started out in this business operating a sewing machine.
Vicenta is requesting a loan to purchase more raw materials for her clothing making business. She hopes to one day run a large and successful operation. This loan is Vicenta´s third loan through ASDIR, and the past two loans were paid back in full.
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.