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Maria Cristina
María Cristina, 22, is married and completed third grade in elementary school. She has a son who does not attend school yet. She works sewing textiles. She started with little capital and to date has three years’ experience. She gets support from her husband who works in construction.

She’s requesting a loan to buy a hemming machine and necessary supplies to continue manufacturing shirts and backpacks and improve her profits. In future she hopes to hire employees and to have more customers.
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La señora Maria Cristina esta casada, tiene 22 años de edad, cursó los 3 años de educacion primaria, tiene un hijo que aun no estudia,se dedica a la confección de tejidos, inicio este trabajo con poco capital y hasta el momento lleva 3 años de experiencia, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo quien se dedica a la albañilería.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para comprar una maquina cerradora y materiales necesarios, para seguir confeccionando mas camisa y mochilas, y así mejorar sus ganancias. Espera en el futuro contar con trabajadores y mas clientes.

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

  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,798,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maria Cristina to buy a special sewing machine and raw materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 1, 2012
Listed
Sep 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013