She has organized a group of woman and she is requesting a loan that she will use to buy merchandise which consists of traditional woven skirts, blouses, waist sashes, blankets, etc. She hopes to continue improving her business so that in the future she will have a large business.
The rest of the members of the group also make a living in the business of selling new and used clothing. Two of the people in the photo did not qualify for a loan.
Organiza un grupo de señoras y solicita un prestamos que lo utilizara para la compra de mercadería, consistente en cortes, blusas, fajas, sabanas, etc, espera seguir mejorando su negocio, ya que el el futuro tendrá un negocio amplio. Las demás integrantes del grupo se dedica al comercio de ropa nueva y usada también. 2 de las personas en la fotos no calificaron para un crédito.
About Asociación ASDIRASDIR (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.
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