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Guadalupe Socorro
Doña Guadalupe is originally from the town of San Cristobal Totonicapan. She has been buying and selling domesticated animals for more than 10 years. Through her business activity, she has been able to provide for her children’s education.

Today she is requesting a loan to purchase animals. The fair in San Francisco takes place in October and she would like to take advantage of this opportunity to earn some income so that she can improve her family’s standard of living.

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Doña Guadalupe es originaria del municipio de San Cristobal Totonicapan su principal actividad es la venta y compra de animales domesticos lleva ya mas de diez años realizando dicha actividad que sobre salido dando educación a sus hijos hoy necesita de un credito para la compra de animales ya que en el mes octubre es la feria de San Francisco el alto y quiere aprovechar dicha feria para obtener algunos ingreso para mejor su nivel de vida y la de 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
  • 54
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,573,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.3
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Guadalupe Socorro increase her available capital for purchasing animals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 4, 2009
Sep 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010