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Emma Aracely
Emma is 29 years old, married, and has three school age children. She works at her own business on Thursdays, Sundays, and occasionally on Tuesdays. Emma sells shoe pegs, boots, and rubber sandals at the municipal market of San Martín Jilotepeque. She is very happy because God has blessed her in her business. In addition, she sells clay pots and plastic washbasins and bowls. She strives to maintain her customer base by providing friendly service.

Emma is requesting a loan to buy boots, shoe pegs, plastic dishes, and basins. She dreams of renting a space where she can sell plastic shoes and eventually open a shoe store.

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Emma tiene 29 años es casada y tiene 3 hijos y estan en edad escolar, ella trabaja en su propio negocio los jueves y domingos, algunas veces martes, vendiendo tarugos, botas caites de hule en el mercado municipal de San Martín Jilotepeque, esta contenta porque Dios la a bendecido en su negocio a parte de eso ella vende ollas, de barro y baños y palanganas de platicos. Ella se esmera por mantener la clientela atendiendo amablemente. Solicita el crédito para compara botas, tarugos chinitas de plastico y palanganas.ñ Sueña con alquilar un local para poder vender sus Zapatos de plastico y con forme el tiempo una zapateria.

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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
  • 71
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,872,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Emma Aracely purchase boots, shoe pegs, plastic dishes, and basins.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2010
Aug 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011