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Vista Hermosa Group
In this Group: Ana , Maria , Juana Josefina , Maria , Juana , Maria , Francisca , Magdalena , Maria Catalina , Magdalena
Ana’s in a de facto marriage. She’s 53-years-old. She never had the opportunity to go to school. She has 7 children two of which attend school. She works growing green beans and tomatoes. She started the business together with her husband shortly after they got together and to date has 10 years’ experience.

She organizes a group and requests a loan to buy fertilizer for her crops. In future she’d like to export her products abroad. The other group members do agricultural work or are merchants.
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La señora Ana de estado civil unida de hecho. De edad 53 años. No le dieron la oportunidad de estudiar. Tiene 7 hijos y 2 de ellos estan estudiando. Se dedica a la siembra de ejote y tomate. Inició este negocio juntamente con su esposo despues de poco tiempo de unirse, a la fecha lleva 10 años de experiencia.

Organiza un grupo y siolicita un prestamo que lo utilizará para la compra de fertilizante para sus cosechas. Desea en el futuro exportar sus productos al extranjero.

Las demás integrantes del grupo se dedican a actividades agricolas y al comercio.

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
  • 112
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $11,677,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Vista Hermosa Group's $3,450 loan helped a member to buy fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 30, 2014