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Santos Margarita
Santos Margarita is married, is 53 years old, and she finished the 6 years of primary school. She works in sales of traditional clothing for women. She started this business thanks to the support of one of her friends. She has 3 years of experience.

She is requesting a loan to buy merchandise that consists of skirts, sweaters, embroidered blouses, cloth belts, etc. She expects to see her business prosper in the future.
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La señora Santos Margarita es casada, tiene 53 años de edad, cursó los 6 años de educación primaria, se dedica a comercio, a la venta de ropa típica para damas, inició este negocio gracias al apoyo de una de sus amistades, y hasta el momento lleva 3 años de experiencia.

Solicita un préstamo para la compra de mercadería consistente en en cortes, suéteres, güipíles, fajas, etc. Espera en el futuro ver su negocio prospero.

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
  • 116
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $11,638,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Santos Margarita to buy traditional clothing merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 13, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012