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Santa Clara Ii San Pedro Group
In this Group: Juan , Maria , Agusto , Matilde, Ricardo , Rogelia , Herminio , Daniel , Ruben , Armando , Jacinto Felipe*, Arnulfo*
* not pictured
Mr. Juan lives in a common-law marriage and has four children, all of them in school. He is 47 years old and studied four years of primary school. Juan works in agriculture, more specifically growing coffee, a family tradition with which he has worked for thirty years.

Juan started a group to request a loan to buy compost for his coffee plantations. In the coming years, he wants to have good and abundant harvests. The remaining members grow coffee, corn and beans. Two of them could not come when the picture was taken.
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el señor Juan, de estado civil Unido de Hecho, cuanta con 47 años de edad, de escolaridad 4 años primaria, tiene 4 hijos y todos estan estudiando; él se dedica a la agricultura especifícamente al cultivo de Café, este negocio o trabajo ha sido por años tradición de su familia y a la fecha él lleva 30 años de experiencia en el ramo.

Organiza un grupo para solicitar un préstamo que lo utilizatrá para la compra de abono para sus cultivos de café, y en el futuro quiere que cada año tenga abundante y buenas cosechas; los demás integrantes del grupo se dedican al cultivo de Café, maíz y frijol.

En la foto no aparecen 2 integrantes porque no pudieron asistir en la reunión cuando tomaron la misma.

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.

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.

About Guatemala

  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 71
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,423,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Santa Clara Ii San Pedro Group's $4,800 loan helped a member to buy compost for his coffee plantations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 2, 2013
Listed
Apr 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 2, 2015