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Olga Marina
Sra. Olga has two young children. For the past five years, she has managed a business of growing and selling flowers. She also makes embroidered blouses and woven skirts. Olga needs a loan to invest in flowers for making floral arrangements. She has plenty of demand for her products in the month of May, so she plans to sell arrangements at home and from a few orders. Part of her loan will be invested in the purchase of thread for making skirts and fabrics for her embroideries.

Her greatest wishes incluD. moving her children forward, cultivating more flowers, and purchasing a water pump for her flower business.

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La señora Olga tiene 2 hijos menores D. edad, su negocio es la venta y cultivo D. flores desD. hace 5 años también se dedica a la elaboración D. bordados D. blusas y tejidos D. güipiles necesita un crédito para la inversión D. flores que son los respaldos D. los arreglos floreales y ahora en el mes del D. mayo ella tiene bastante demanda en sus ventas, también se va a dedicar a la venta D. arreglos en su casa y D. algunos pedidos, otra parte del crédito lo va invertir en la compra D. hilos para los güipiles que realiza y para la compra D. telas para bordar su mayor deseo es poder sacar a delante a sus hijos y poder cultivar mas flores como la compra D. una bomba para su cultivo.

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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

  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 76
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,362,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.7
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Olga Marina to purchase thread for weaving, fabrics for embroidering, and flowers for floral arrangements.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 21, 2011
Jul 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012