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Cipriana Celestina
Cipriana Celestina is 34 years old, married, and completed the first year of her 'educación primaria' (education for children aged 7-14). She has four children, three of whom are in school. Her business is weaving 'cortes' (traditional skirts). She started out as a worker and now has six years experience. She has the support of her husband who works in commerce.

Cipriana Celestina is requesting a loan to buy threads of different grades and colors. She hopes, in the future, to have a large business and a lot of capital.
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La señora Cipriana Celestina es casada, tiene 34 años de edad, cursó el primer año de educacion primaria, tiene 4 hijos 3 de los cuales están estudiando, se dedica a la tejeduría, inició este trabajo como operaria y hasta el momento lleva 6 años de experiencia, cuenta con al apoyo de su esposo quien se dedica al comercio.

solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de hilos de diferentes clases y colores, ya que espera en el futuro tener un negocio grande y con capital amplio.

Additional Information

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

  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,605,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.7
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Cipriana Celestina to buy threads for making traditional skirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2012
Apr 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012