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Regina Isabel
Regina Isabel is a 27-year-old married woman who completed three years of elementary school study. She has two children who are studying. She works weaving traditional clothes. She started the business with her father and now has 10 years of experience. She also has her husband's support, who works as a physical education teacher.

She is requesting a loan to buy different kinds of colored threads in order to make traditional clothing and be able to improve her business. She hopes to be able to expand her business.
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La señora Regina Isabel es casada, tiene 27 años de edad, cursó los 3 años de educación básica, tiene 2 hijos los cuales están estudiando, se dedica a la tejeduría de cortes típicos, inicio este trabajo con su señor padre, lleva 10 años de experiencia, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo quien es profesor de educación física.

Solicita un préstamo para la compra de hilos de diferente clases y colores para poder producir corte típicos y poder mejorar su negocio, espera en el futuro ver su negocio grande.

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
  • 49
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,563,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Regina Isabel to buy thread to make traditional clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012