Durazno 1 Group
Ana is 53 years old, she is from the Ethnicity Ixil Maya. She suffered great problems, limitations and risks during the war in Guatemala, which forced her to run away from their village with her family. Ana is mother of 7 children, two of them died in the mountain during the war due to a very poor diet.
Through the credit she hope to reach her expectations to give a better future to her family. She will use the credit to purchase wicker and manufacture baskets. Her loan is of Q 2,400 ($ 306.12), she expects to get a monthly income of Q 600 ($76.53).
She considers that the credit is a great opportunity, given the scarce opportunities available to her and the community to improve their lives.
About Asociacion Chajulense de Mujeres:Asociacion Chajulense de Mujeres is a nonprofit organization that serves women of the Ixil and K’iche’ Maya communities in the Quiche region of Guatemala. The nonprofit commercializes the artisanal products created by the members of the organization, and provides a credit and savings program, life insurance policy and investment opportunities for its members.
Kiva’s partnership will allow ACM to expand its credit program, support more women in need and provide a greater number of opportunities to individuals in rural communities.
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