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Manuela Fabiana
Manuela S. is 31 years old. She is married and lives with her husband and two children in Paraje Pabeya, Juchanep, located in the Totonicapán district of Guatemala. Manuela has a small business purchasing and selling traditional women's blouses. Since childhood, she has been working in sales. Thanks to her business, she has been able to help her family succeed and is well-known in her town.

Manuela is requesting a loan for her business from the Asociación Asdir so she can fulfill customer demand, take advantage of the profits she can make from these sales, and improve her family's quality of life.

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La Señora Manuela S. de 31 años de edad, Casada de oficios Comerciante, “Compra y venta de Blusas Típicas para Mujeres” y su residencia se encuentra ubicada en el Paraje Pabeya del Cantón Juchanep del municipio y departamento de Totonicapán, Guatemala cuenta con un pequeño negocio, habita conjuntamente con su esposo y sus hijos, desde su niñez se dedicaba al Comercio gracias a ello ha podido llevar a su familia adelante donde es persona muy conocida, ella ha llegado a Solicitar a la Asociación Asdir un préstamo para la compra y venta de blusas para facilitar y poder cubrir la demanda a su clientela aprovechando la ganancia que dichas ventas le generaran y así poder darles mejores condiciones de vida a su familia.

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
  • 96
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,667,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Manuela Fabiana retail (purchase and sale of blouses).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 3, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 18, 2010