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Nelson Benjamin
Nelson Benjamin, 57, is married and has six children. He finished six years of primary education. He works knitting yarn and hand-woven fabrics and napkins. He has 40 years of experience doing this work. He started with his parents. He has the help of his wife, who does domestic work.

He is requesting a loan that he will use to buy yarn and dye, and so be able to expand his production. He hopes to continue to prosper in his business.
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El señor Nelson Benjamin está casado, tiene 57 años de edad, cursó los 6 años de educación primaria, tiene 6 hijos, se dedica al tricotado de hilos y tejido de cortes y servilletas, lleva 40 años de experiencia realizando este trabajo, inició con sus padres, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposa quien se dedica a los oficios domésticos.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de hilos y tintes, y así poder ampliar su producción, espera seguir prosperando en su negocio.

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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.

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