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Total loan: $975
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Maria Ofelia

Guatemala
Guatemala / Knitting

A loan of $975 helped to purchase threads for weaving textiles.


Maria Ofelia's story

Maria Ofelia is a single, 23-year-old woman who is not studying and only completed 2 years of primary education. She makes a living knitting in different designs and colors. She started this business thanks to the support of her parents and, as of now, she has 3 years of experience. She also counts on the support of her husband, who works as a salesman.

Maria Ofelia is requesting a loan that she will use to purchase dye and threads in different colors. She expects to improve her knitting production and to increase her income by setting up a business in the future weaving traditional textiles with workers.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Esther Alcaina



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 11, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación ASDIR

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: November 11, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación ASDIR