She decided to put together a group to request a loan from ASDIR because she wants to expand her working capital. She’ll use the loan to buy fabric, buttons and thread because in the future she’d like her business to be like an assembly plant and generate employment.
The other group members raise animals, manufacture t-shirts and sell athletic pants.
Decide organizar un grupo para solicitar un préstamo a ASDIR, ya que quiere ampliar su capital de trabajo, el préstamo lo utilizará para compra de telas, botones, hilos, ya en el futuro que quiere ver su negocio como una maquila y que genére empleos. Las demás integrantes del grupo se dedican a la crianza de animales, confección de playeras, y al comercio a la venta de pants.
About Asociación ASDIRASDIR (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.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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