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Estefana
Estefan is a widow, 52 years old, and has 4 children who are all married adults. She has a shop named "Buenos Aires" where she sells basic need items, such as gas and water by the jug. Her business is located in Villa Nueva, Guatemala.

She needs a loan in order to grow her business and earn more profits. Her dream is to manage her own money and earn higher profits, especially since she is the main provider for her family.
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Estefana es viuda, tiene 52 años de edad y 4 hijos, ya todos mayores de edad y casados. Ella tiene una tienda llamada “Buenos aires” en la cual vende artículos de primera necesidad, también vende gas y agua por garrafones. Su negocio se encuentra en Villa Nueva, Guatemala.
Ella necesita un nuevo crédito para surtir su tienda, y de esta forma obtener más ganancias. Su sueño en manejar un capital propio u obtener mejores ganancias, ya que es única proveedora de ingresos en su familia.

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About FAPE

FAPE, the Foundation for the Assistance of Small Businesses, is a nonprofit, socially-minded institution that provides loans to micro-entrepreneurs across Guatemala.

About Guatemala

  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 87
    View loans »
    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,093,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.1
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Estefana invest in merchandise for her store that sells basic need items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 6, 2009
Listed
May 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 20, 2010