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Carlos Rafael
Carlos Rafael is married, 27 years old, and has completed middle school. He has one small son. Carlos Rafael is a brick mason, a trade that he began to help his family cover expenses. At present, he has 7 years experience. Carlos Rafael can count on his wife's help; she works as a domestic.

Carlos Rafael is requesting a loan to allow him to purchase tools that are necessary for his work. He wishes to buy an electric drill and an electrical cutting-machine. This will augment his productivity and improve their family income.

In the future, Carlos Rafael hopes to become a certified master in construction work.
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El señor Carlos Rafael esta casado, tiene 27 años de edad, curso los grados de educación media, tiene 1 hijo pequeño, se dedica a la albañilería, trabajo que inicio para apoyar a los gasto de su familia, hasta el momento lleva 7 años de experiencia, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposa quien se dedica a los oficios domésticos.

Solicita un préstamo que le servirá para la compra de herramientas necesarias para su trabajo, quiere comprar un taladro y una cortadora eléctrica, esto para aumentar su productividad y mejorar sus ingresos, espera en el futuro ser una maestro en obras de construcción.

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
  • 80
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,872,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Carlos Rafael to purchase tools for use in his work as a brick mason.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 1, 2013
Listed
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 30, 2014