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In this Group: Santos , Maribel , Santos, Maria Cristina , Juana , Josefa , Juana
Santos is a 34-year-old single mother who did not have the opportunity to attend school. She has three children and all three are currently studying. Santos' business is raising pigs. She started her business with two piglets and currently has three years experience. She says that she has the support of her husband who sells clothes for a living.

Santos formed this group so that she could request a loan to buy pigs and concentrated pig feed. In the future, she would like to have more capital so that she can buy more animals and thereby make more profits. The other members of this group raise pigs and chickens.
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La señora Santos es madre soltera, de edad 34 años, no tuvo la oportunidad de ir a la escuela, tiene 3 hijos y los 3 están estudiando, ella se dedica a crianza de ganado porcino, inició este negocio con 2 cerditos y hasta la fehca lleva 3 años de experiencia. cuenta también con el paoyo de su esposo quien se dedica avender ropa.

Organiza un grupo para poder solicitar un préstamo que lo utilizará para la compra de ganado porcino y para concentrado para alimentar a los mismos, en el futuro tener mas capital para poder comprar mas ganado y asi obtener más ganancias; las demás integrantes del grupo se dedican a crianza de cerdos y pollos.

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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.

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  • $5,300
    Average annual income
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