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Canton Ixil Ii Group
In this Group: Rigoberto Santos , Tomas , Marcelo , Roberto , Hugo Leonel
Sr. Rigoberto Santos is 31 years old, married, and completed a sixth-grade education. He has five children, two of whom are studying. Rigoberto started this business 15 years ago with his parents and has been dedicated to his work since then.

He has now decided to organize a group so that he can request a loan for buying supplies for his crops such as seeds, fertilizers, and other items. In the near future, he wants to have a large amount of his own capital. The other members are also farmers.

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El señor Rigoberto Santos es casado, tiene 31 años de edad, cursó los 6 años de educacion primaria, tiene 5 hijos y 2 de ellos estan estudiando, él se dedica a la agricultura, inició este negocio hace 15 años con sus padres y desde entonces se ha dedicado a eso.

Ahora decide organizar un grupo y solicita un préstamo que lo utilizará para la compra de insumos para sus cosechas, tales como: semillas, fertilizante, entre otros. En el futuro cercano desea tener un capital grande y propio; los demás integrantes del grupo se dedican también a la agricultura.

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
  • 117
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $11,677,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Canton Ixil Ii Group's $1,875 loan helped a member to buy seeds, fertilizers, and other farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 3, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 2, 2015