Juana is married and has four children, one of which is currently in school. Juana went to school through primary before she began to work. She currently works in clothing production and has been in the business for three years. She is requesting a loan to increase her work capital so that she may increase her revenues. In time she hopes to develop her career and one day own her machines and run a larger, more successful business.
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.