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Chonimacorral Group
In this Group: Paulina Susana, Santos Simona, Maria, Laura, Juan Antonio

Update on Chonimacorral Group

Paulina Susana is 29 years old, married with one child, and completed five years of primary school. She makes a living raising animals. She started off raising chickens and now has 7 years of experience. She has the support of her husband, who makes garments.

She organizes a group to request a loan, which she will use to purchase hogs and improve her business. In the future she hopes to have a farm. The other members of the group make their livings in animal husbandry and the sale of everyday goods.
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La señora Paulina Susana. esta casada, tiene 29 años de edad, cursó los 5 años de educación primaria, tiene 1 hijos, se dedica a la crianza de animales, inicio este negocio grado gallina y hasta el momento lleva 7 años de experiencia, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo quien se dedica a la confección de prendas.

Organiza un grupo para poder solicitar un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de cerdos y poder aumentar su negocio, ya que espera en el futuro contar con una granja. Las demás integrantes de grupo se dedican a la crianza de animales, venta de productos de consumo diario.

Previous Loan Details

Mrs Paulina Susana is married, 28, and finished the fifth grade of elementary school. She has one small daughter who is not yet in school. She makes traditional aprons and also raises domestic animals. She started off raising chickens, and currently has 6 years' experience. Her husband, a brickla... More from Chonimacorral Group's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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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.

About Guatemala

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 76
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,872,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Chonimacorral Group's $1,125 loan helped a member to purchase hogs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2012
May 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013