Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Maria Magdalena
Maria Magdalena is married. She is 37 years old and didn't have the opportunity to go to school. She has four children, two of them in school. She works making wide woven bands of material, which are worn around the waist. She got started in this line of work with the support of a relative, and has ten years of experience so far.

She is requesting a loan, which she will use to purchase different color threads so that she can weave more bands and generate more income. In the future she hopes to have a large business.
View original language description ↓
La señora Maria Magdalena esta casada, tiene 37 años de edad, no tuvo la oportunidad de estudiar, tiene 4 hijos 2 de los cuales están estudiando, se dedica al tejido de fajas, inicio este trabajo con el apoyo de un familiar y al momento lleva 10 años de experiencia.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para para la compra de hilos de varios colores y poder elaborar mas fajas para mas ingreso. Espera en el futuro tener un negocio grande.

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

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 76
    View loans »
    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 loan of $775 helped Maria Magdalena to purchase materials for weaving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2012
Jun 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013