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Los Aguacatillo Group
In this Group: Carmen Alejandra, Simona Natividad, Reyna Maribel, Patricia Fabia, Santa Aurelia, Carmen Elizabeth, Lidia Elizabeth, Lisbeth Lucrecia
Carmen Alejandra is 27 years old, married, and studied 6 years in primary school. She has 2 children, 1 of whom is currently studying. She has been selling fruit and vegetables for 6 years and started her business with very little money. She is able to help her husband with money, he works in housing construction.

She is requesting a loan to buy merchandise: pineapple, watermelon, and melon etc. In the future she hopes to have more capital to improve her business. The businesses of the other group members are; selling fruit as well, catalog sales, and the other 2 work for a company.
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La señora Carmen Alejandra está unida a su esposo, tiene 27 años de edad, cursó los 6 años de educación primaria, tiene 2 hijos 1 de los cuales está estudiando, se dedica a la venta de frutas y verduras, inicio este negocio con poco capital y hasta el momento lleva 6 años de experiencia, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo quien se dedica a la construcción de vivienda.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de mercadería consistente en frutas: piñas, sandias, melones, etc. En el futuro espera tener más capital y mejorar sus ventas. Las demás integrantes se dedican a comercio de frutas, venta de productos por catalogo, y las otras 2 trabaja para una empresa.

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.

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
  • 71
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,872,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Los Aguacatillo Group's $2,775 loan helped a member to buy fruits. to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 29, 2012
Listed
Jul 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013