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Francisca Macaria
Sra. Francisca Macaria is 52 years old and a single mother. She completed two years of her primary school education. Francisca is a weaver who produces traditional skirts, bed sheets, napkins, and other products. She currently has 10 years of experience in producing woven items. Francisca started out as an operator and she has the support of her family, both moral and financial.


She is requesting a loan so that she can buy thread in different colors. This will enable her to create new designs. Francisca hopes that her business will continue growing so that she can contribute to the development of her community.

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La señora Francisca Macaria es madre soltera, tiene 52 años de edad, cursó los 2 años de educación primaria, se dedica a la tejeduría de cortes típicos, sabanas, y servilletas, y otros productos; lleva actualmente 10 años de experiencia, en la realización de tejidos, inicio siendo operaria, cuenta con el apoyo de familia, tanto moral, y económicamente.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de hilos de diferentes colores, como también tramos para crear nuevos diseños, espera que su negocio siga creciendo, y así contribuir al desarrollo de su comunidad.

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
  • 78
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,362,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Francisca Macaria to buy thread in different colors for weaving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 15, 2012
Listed
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 14, 2014