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Soila Cristina
Soila is a 30 year old married woman who only attended primary school for one year. She has two children, one of whom is studying. She has a general store and started her business selling French fries. She has seven years of experience and now she wishes to open a store with a variety of products. She has the support of her husband, who is a weaver. The loan she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of staple goods for the store that she plans to open. She will buy candies, milk, soda water, spring water, and juice. In the future, she hopes to have a large business with many customers and improve her profits.
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La señora Soila Cristina esta casada, tiene 30 años de edad, cursó solamente 1 año la educación primaria, tiene 2 hijos 1 de los cuales esta estudiando, se dedica al comercio a la atención de un tienda en general, iniciando este negocio con la venta de papas fritas que lleva 7 años de experiencia, ahora quiere apertura una tienda con variedad de productos, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo quien se dedica a la tejeduría.

Solicita un préstamo que sera invertido para la compra de productos de consumo diario, para una tienda que van a aperturar, va comprar golosinas, lácteos, aguas gaseosa, agua pura, jugos; espera en el futuro tenga un negocio amplio y con muchos clientes, y mejorar sus ingresos de ganancias.

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
  • 74
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,898,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Soila Cristina to purchase staple goods such as candies, milk, soda water, spring water, and juice.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2012
Jan 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013