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Lucia Manuela
Lucia Manuela is a 36 year old single mother who studied through her second year in primary school. She has two children; one of whom is in school. She sells clothing for women. She started this business thanks to support from her family and now has 7 years of experience.

She is requesting the loan to purchase merchandise: cuts of fabric, aprons, sweaters, and huipils [Central American indigenous dresses] which can help her business grow and have better sales. Her hopes for the future are to continue improving the quality of life of her family.
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La señora Lucia Manuela es madre soltera, tiene 36 años de edad, curso los 2 años de educación primaria, tiene 2 hijos de los cuales 1 esta estudiando, se dedica al comercio a la venta de ropa típica para mujeres, inicio este negocio, gracias al apoyo de su familia, y hasta el momento lleva 7 años de experiencia.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de mercadería: cortes, delantales, suéteres y guipiles, lo cual puede hacer que su negocio crezca y venda mejor, espera en el futuro seguir mejorando la condición de vida de su familia.

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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.

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  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 62
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,070,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD