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Alma
Alma P. Q. is 24 years old, married, and has a two-year-old son. Her husband helps her with household expenses. She sells clothing for babies and children, sweaters for men and women, and also sells traditional quipiles (blouses). She has been selling her products on market days in the plaza of Texpan for three years. This loan she is soliciting is for investing in her business – she would like a greater variety of sweaters because, during this season, she also works on making her quipiles. Her dream is to develop her business to improve her economic quality of life and to also improve her son's opportunities for the future.
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ALMA P. Q. TIENE 24 AÑOS DE EDAD ES CASDA TIENE UN NIÑO DE DOS AÑOS DE EDAD, SU ESPOSO LE AYUDA CON SUS GASTOS DE LA CASA, ELLA VENDE ROPA PARA BEBES PARA NIÑOS SUETERES PARA DAMAS Y CABALLEROS TAMBIEN VENDE ALGUNOS QUIPILES TIPICOS VENDE LOS DIAS DE MERCADO EN LA PLAZA DE TECPAN DESDE HACE 3 AÑOS EL CREDITO QUE SOLICITA ES PARA INVERTIR EN SU NEGOCIO QUIERE VARIAR EL ESTILO DE SUETERES PORQUE ES LA TEMPORADA DONDE ELLA APROVECHA TAMBIEN EN SU ELABORACION DE GUIPILES SU SUEÑO ES AGRANDAR SU NEGOCIO PARA MEJORAR SU VIDA ECONOMICA Y TAMBIEN VER EL FUTURO DE SUS HIJOS.

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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

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 78
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,872,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.3
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Alma clothing sales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 16, 2009
Listed
Nov 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2010