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Santa Dorotea
Santa Dorotea is single, 42 years old, and has a primary education. She works in trade and also sews traditional aprons for a living. She has 10 years of experience as she started out working for another business.

She is asking for a loan that she will use to buy thread and cloth to produce more aprons and improve her business. In the future she hopes to have employees and larger earnings.
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La señora Santa Dorotea es soltera, tiene 42 años de edad, cursó los estudios de educación primaria, se dedica a la confección de delantales típicos y al comercio, se dedica a la elaboración de delantales, lleva 10 años de experiencia, inició como trabajadora para otro negocio.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de telas e hilos y de esta forma producir mas delantales y mejorar su negocio, ya que en el futuro espera tener un negocio con trabajadores y con mejores ganancias.

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
  • 54
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,553,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Santa Dorotea to buy cloth to make traditional aprons.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013