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Florinda Juana
Florinda Juana is 60 years old. She didn't have the chance to go to school. She has 4 children who support her financially, since she is a widow. She makes tradional aprons for different ages. She started this job thanks to support from her family and has 25 years experience. This is the only way she has supported herself and her family.

She is asking for a loan that she will use to buy traditional fabrics with different designs and colors. She will also buy threads and notions to produce more aprons and have more earnings. She hopes that in the future she can leave her business to one of her daughters she she can continue to do this work that has been so beneficial for her.
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La señora Florinda Juana, tiene 60 años de edad, no tuvo la oportunidad de estudiar, tiene 4 hijos que lo apoyan económicamente, ya que ella es viuda, se dedica a la elaboración de delantales típicos para diferentes edades, inicio este trabaja gracias al apoyo de un familiar, y hasta el momento lleva 25 años de experiencia, solo así ha mantenido y sustentado a su familia.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de telas típicas de varios diseños y colores, como también hilos y adorno para poder producir mas delantales, y tener mas ganancias, espera en el futuro poder dejar el negocio a uno de sus hijas para que continúe realizando este trabajo, que para ella ha sido de mucho beneficio.

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
  • 97
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,667,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Florinda Juana to buy traditional fabrics for aprons.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 18, 2012
Listed
Aug 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012