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Maria Elena
Maria Elena is 36 years old and lives with her husband who sells charcoal in different places, wholesale. They have a daughter who is studying.

Elena has a lot of experience in her business and provides good customer service. She works almost full time in her store and has a solid customer base because of her good customer service, her speed and her extensive stock of products. She tries to keep her store well stocked since competition is always present. Elena says that her previous loan helped her to stock her store and allowed her to better present her products in order to ensure their return. She would like to take a step further, expand her services and continue stocking her store, selling chicken and some vegetables. For this reason, she is renewing her loan to buy chicken and vegetables.
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Maria Elena tiene 36 años, vive con su esposo quien se dedica a vender carbón por mayor en diferentes lugares tienen una hija quien estudia. Ella tiene amplia experiencia en su negocio buena atención al cliente se dedica casi a tiempo completo a su tienda tiene clientela segura por su buena atención, rapidez y extenso surtido en productos. Procura tener surtida su tienda ya que la competencia siempre está a la orden del día. Doña Elena asegura que el crédito anterior le ayudo a surtir, como también darle una mejor presentación a sus productos para asegurar el retorno de los mismos, ahora desea dar otro paso y expandir los servicios o seguir surtiendo con la venta de pollo y un poco de verduras. Por lo mismo desea renovar su crédito. para la Compra de pollo y verduras.

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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
  • 81
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,895,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.7
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Maria Elena to buy chicken and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 28, 2011
Listed
Mar 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 20, 2011