He has visited various organizations in the state of Quiche, which is 15 kilometers away, but since he and his family are originally from the state of Totonicapan, he has not been able to obtain a loan. He visits the ASDIR offices for a loan to invest in the purchase of wood and tools.
About Asociación ASDIRASDIR (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.
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