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Las Alajas De Coxom Group
In this Group: Marcela Simiona , Brigida Candelaria , Francisca , Margarita Jacinta , Elias Juan
Margarita Jacinta is married, 39 years old and has a third-grade education. She has two children who are in school. She makes a living selling clothes after starting her business with a little capital seven years ago. She counts on the support of her husband, who makes a living as a barber. She organizes the group and is requesting the loan to purchase merchandise like socks, T-shirts, pants, caps, undergarments and other items to expand her business. In the future she wants her business to grow and earn more capital. The other members of the group make a living in commerce, handicrafts and livestock.
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La señora Margarita Jacinta es de estado civil casada, de 39 años de edad, curso 3 años de educaion primaria, tiene 2 hijos y los 2 estan estudiando, ella se dedica al comercio, inició este negocio con un capital pequeño y hasta la presente fecha lleva 7 años de experiencia, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo quien se dedica a la barberia.

Organiza un grupo y solicita un prestamo que lo utilizara para comprar mercadería para ampliar su negocio como: calcetines, playeras, pants, gorras, ropa interior, etc. en el futuro desea que su negocio crezca y quiere contar con mas capital; las demás integrantes del grupo se dedican al comercio, artesanía y pecuerio.

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.

About Guatemala

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 63
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,393,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Las Alajas De Coxom Group's $1,725 loan helped a member to purchase merchandise like socks, T-shirts, pants, caps, undergarments and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 3, 2013
May 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014