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Jose Sebastian
Jose Sebastian is 20 years old, he is married and he has completed the 6 years of primary school. He is a craftsman, and he has started this activity 1 year ago thanks to the support of his mother-in-law. His wife engages in the same activity, and he can count on her support.

He is requesting a loan the will be used to buy 16 yards of thread that he will use to create a traditional clothes. In the future he hopes to be able to hire 6 employees.
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El señor Jose Sebastian esta casado, tiene 20 años de edad, curso los 6 años de educación primaria, se dedica a la artesanía, inicio este trabajo con el apoyo de su suegra y hasta el momento lleva 1 años de experiencia, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposa, quien se dedica al mismo trabajo.

Solicita un préstamo que lo utilizara para la compra de 16 varas de trama, la cual usara para realizar un tejido de corte, espera en el futuro contar con 6 trabajadores.

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
  • 114
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $11,661,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Jose Sebastian to buy thread to create a traditional clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2012
Aug 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 24, 2013