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Bertha Carmelina
Bertha Carmelina Toho is 45 years old and has two school age children. She works every day in order to pay for their school fees. Bertha sells food and snacks at the school in her community. She wakes up very early so that she can prepare different types of food. Bertha is extremely pleased because her business has grown considerably.


She is requesting a loan so that she can buy three bundles of firewood and food products used for preparing snacks. Bertha thanks God that she had the chance to become acquainted with FAPE because the organization has helped many people by granting loans. She hopes her loan request will be granted so that she can receive the support she needs.

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Bertha Carmelina T.: es de 45 años de edad tiene 2 hijos que estan en edad escolar, por quien trabaja todos los dias para el pago de su colejiatura,doña Bertha trabaja siendo comida,refacciones,en la ascuela de su comunidad,ella se levanta muy tenprano para hacer diferentes clases de comida se siente muy contenta porque a cresido consederable mente en su negocio ella solicita el credito para la compra de 3 tareas de leña y compra de productos comestibles para elavorar comida le da gracias a Dios por haber Conocido a FAPE por la manera en que ayuda a las personas por medio de creditos, y que hojala le pueda dar el apoyo que ella nececita por medio de su credito solicitado.

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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
  • 63
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,798,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Bertha Carmelina purchase three bundles of firewood and food products used for preparing snacks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 28, 2011
Listed
Feb 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 21, 2012