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Juan Fidel
Juan Fidal is married, 41 years old and has a primary school education. He has four children, three of whom are in school. He works as a mason and a tailor. He began working as a tailor thanks to the support of his family. He has six years of experience.
He is asking for this loan in order to increase his working capital and buy the basic materials needed to increase his production. In the future he would like a larger business with more income.
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El señor Juan Fidel es casado, tiene 41 años de edad, cursó los estudios de educación primaria, tiene 4 hijos 3 de los cuales estudian, se dedica a la albañilería y a la sastrería, inició este negocio de sastrería gracias al apoyo de un familiar, tiene 6 años de experiencia.

Decide solicitar un préstamo que le servirá para ampliar su capital y comprar materia primas par aumentar su producción, ya que en el futuro quiere tener un negocio mayor y con mejor capital.

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
  • 53
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,573,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Juan Fidel to buy basic supplies for his tailoring business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013