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Nanci Paola
Nanci Paola F. M. works selling clothing for men, women and children; she used to work traveling around but now she has a small storefront that she rents close to the local market in her community. Now she has begun selling shoes as well as American clothing. She mentions that sales are good because people know the quality of her product and, since she has sold for 9 years, she knows many of her customers very well. Her husband helps her as he accompanies her to buy her goods; he also works making furniture for the living room and kitchen; this business helps to support the family as well. As a couple, they dream of growing their businesses and offering a better life to their children who are young and growing.
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La señora Nanci Paola F. M., quien se ha dedicado a la venta de ropa, para dama, caballero y niño, de manera ambulante ha retomado de lleno a esta actividad, pero ahora cuenta con un pequeño local que alquila ha cercanía del mercado local de su comunidad, ha este cambio ella ha introducido la venta de zapatos y ropa americana clasificada, ella comenta que las ventas son buenas porque las personas saben de la calidad de su producto y que el haber vendido durante casi nueve años ambulante le ha dado a conocer a mas clientes, ella cuenta con la ayuda de su esposo quien la acompaña a realizar sus compras y a la vez se dedica a la elaboración de muebles, de sala comedor, y la que ella apoya también con las ganancias de este negocio, como pareja tienen el sueño de agrandar sus negocios, y brindarles una mejor vida a sus niños quienes van creciendo, y afrontan a los cambios de la vida.

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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
  • 79
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,928,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.1
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Nanci Paola buy clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 13, 2010
Listed
Oct 3, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011