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In this Group: Maura Aracely, Josefina Lucas, Maria Ofelia, Marcelina, Elisa Modesta, Maria Natividad, Yolanda Lucas, Antonia, Olivia, Maria Antonieta, Rosalina Esmeralda, Maria Candelaria
Maura Aracely is 28-year-old single mother. She did not have the opportunity to study. She has four children, two of which are studying. She makes a living taking care of and raising pigs, to later sell them when they are big. She started this business with the support of her family and now has eight years of experience. She has the support of her husband who makes a living from agriculture.

She organized a group to request a loan that she will use to buy pigs, in that way making a better profit when she sells them. She hopes to have piglets in the future.

The other members of the group make a living from weaving, raising animals and working in a pharmacy.
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La señora Maura Aracely es madre soltera, tiene 28 años de edad, no tuvo la oportunidad de estudiar, tiene 4 hijos 2 de los cuales están estudiando, se dedica al cuidado y crianza de cerdos, para luego venderlos cuando sean grandes, inicio este negocio gracias al apoyo de su familia y hasta el momento lleva 8 años de experiencia, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo quien se dedica a la agricultura.

Organiza un grupo para solicitar un prestamos que lo utilizara para la compra de cerdos y así tener mejor ganancias cuando los venda, espera en el futuro tener cerditos pequeños. Las demás integrantes del grupo se dedican a la tejeduría, crianza de animales, y a la atención de una farmacia.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

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  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 71
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  • $12,593,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD