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Augustin is 41 years old, he is married, he attended school through second grade and he has 3 children, all of whom are in school. He engages in craftsmanship, weaving traditional clothes. He started this activity as a worker and today he can count on a 30-years’ experience in the field.

He is requesting a loan to buy a loom to improve his production. In the future he hopes to own a shop and therefore improve his income.
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El señor Agustin es casado, tiene 41 años de edad, cursó el segundo años de educación primaria, tiene 3 hijos los cuales están estudiando, se dedica a la artesanía, al tejido de cortes típicos, inició este trabajo como operario y hasta el momento lleva 30 años de experiencia.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de un tejar y mejorar su producción. El el futuro espera tener un negocio y mejores ganancias.

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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.

About Guatemala

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 120
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $10,316,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD