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Total loan: $925
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Nelson Benjamin


A loan of $925 helped handicrafts - to buy raw materials.


Nelson Benjamin's story

Nelson Benjamín García T. is 54 years old and is married. He is a craftsman, and he makes typical garments. He lives with his wife and 5 children. He has 20 years of experience making garments. He lives in Paraje Pacoc of Cantón Xantun in the Totonicapán zone of Guatemala. Customer demand has grown. Due to his current economic conditions he does not have enough capital. This is why he went to the Asociación ASDIR to ask for a loan. He will buy raw materials for his business to be able to generate more income. He will be able to give his family a better life and his children an education.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ginny Kalish



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 20, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación ASDIR

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 20, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Asociación ASDIR