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Balvina
Balvina lives in a village of San Martin Jilotepeque. She is 50 years old, married and has 7 children in her care. Balvina works in her own home raising animals and making traditional blouses to sell. She is seeking the loan to buy organic fertilizers for coffee plantations and to buy pigs. She wants to buy a water motor to draw water from the well to irrigate her crop. Her plans also include sowing crops (coffee plants). Her dream is that little by little her business grows more and more.
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Balvina vive en una aldea de San Martín Jilotepeque tiene 50 años de edad casada y tiene 7 hijos a su cargo. Balvina trabaja en su propia casa se dedica a la crianza de animales y también se dedica a hacer güipiles típicos para venderlos. Solicita el credito ara la compra de abono organico para cafetales, compra de cerdos, queire comprar un motor de agua para sacar el agua del pozo y regar su cultivo, dentro de sus planes se encuentra la siembra de milpa, plantas de cafe. Su sueño es que su negocio poco a poco prospere mas y mas.

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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
  • 74
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,885,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Balvina invest in fertilizers and pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 9, 2010
Listed
Aug 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 20, 2011