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Julia Dominga
Julia Dominga is 57 years old and married. She didn’t have the opportunity to go to school. Of her eight children, three go to school. She is a weaver of traditional outfits. She started this business when she was a laborer and now has 4 years of experience. She counts on the support of her husband who is a bricklayer.

She is requesting a loan that she will use to buy different colored threads for weaving outfits, as she hopes to increase the volume of production and have more opportunities to sell. She hopes that in the future she’ll have lots of capital and she’ll be able to hire some employees for her business.
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La señora Julia Dominga esta casada, tiene 57 años de edad, no tuvo la oportunidad de estudiar, tiene 8 hijos de los cuales 3 están estudiando, se dedica a la tejeduría de cortes típicos, inicio este trabajo siendo operaria y hasta el momento lleva 4 años de experiencia, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo quien se dedica a la albañilería.

solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de hilos de diferente colores, pera el tejido de cortes ya que espera incrementar su volumen de producción y tener mas posibilidades de vender. Espera en el futuro tener capital amplio y poder tener empleados en su negocio.

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
  • 131
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $10,855,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Julia Dominga buy thread to weave traditional outfits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013