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Xequemeya 1 Group
In this Group: Feliza , Santos Martina , Catarina , Florencia , Santos , Teresa , Marcela , Santos Bernardina
Feliza G. M. is 42 years old. She didn't have the opportunity to go to school. She has six children who do not attend school. Feliza is a cleaner and also a saleswoman. She has five years experience selling new clothes. She started out with a street stall and currently has a business selling clothes on the street. In the future, she would like to own her own premises.

Feliza decided to get together a group in order to request loans which would serve as working capital to buy clothes to resell such as socks, scarves, sweaters, sweatshirts, underwear, etc. The other members of the group raise animals and the group's coordinator is a saleswoman. They hope that their loans will enable them to improve their businesses and their profits.
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Doña Feliza G. M., tiene 42 años D. edad, no tuvo la oportunidad D. estudiar, tiene 6 hijos los cuales no estan estudiando, se dedica a oficios domésticos y al comercio, lleva 5 años D. experiencia en la comercialzación D. ropa nueva, inició con un puesto en la calle y actualmente tiene su negocio D. reventa D. ropa en la calle, y mas adelante quiere tener con un local propio.

DeciD. orgnizar un grupo para solictar un préstamos que le servirá D. capital D. trabajo para compra D. ropa para su reventa tales como: Calcetines, bufandas, sueteres, sudadero, ropa interior, y entre otros. Las otras integrantes del grupo se dedican a la crianza D. animales y la coordinadora al comercio. Esperan con el préstamos mejoren su negocio y sus ganacias.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Guatemala

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,387,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.6
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Xequemeya 1 Group's $2,025 loan helped a member to buy clothes to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2011
Apr 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012