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Mujeres De Chisac 2 Group
In this Group: Consepcion , Ana Cux Tuy, Maria , Francisca , Martin , Santa , Catarina , Nicolasa Demesio , Teresa , Humbelina , Maria Marcela , Marcos Isaias
Catarina is a 30-year-old single mother of two children one of which is attending school. She never went to school. She has a store selling basic daily consumption staples. She started the business selling candy at school and to date has three years’ experience.

She organizes a group and requests a loan to buy such goods as: sweets, basic grains, cured meats and cereals, among others. She hopes in future to have larger capital and a grocery store.

The other group members work in agriculture, commerce and crafts.
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La señora Catarina es madre soltera. Cuenta con 30 años de edad. No tuvo la oportunidad de estudiar. Tiene 2 hijos y de ellos 1 está estudiando. Se dedica a una tienda de artículos de consumo diario. Inició este negocio vendiendo dulces en la escuela y a la fecha lleva 3 años de experiencia.

Organiza un grupo y siolicita un préstamo que lo utilizará para comprar mercadería tales como: confite, granos básicos, embutidos, cerales, entre otros. Desea en el futuro contar con un capital mayor y tener una abarrotería.

Las demás integrantes del grupo se dedican a la producción, comercio y artesanía.

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
  • $11,638,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres De Chisac 2 Group's $4,200 loan helped a member to buy basic staple goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 1, 2014