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Martha Santos
Martha, 35, has five children. She buys bananas at wholesale to resell in her local market; she’s been in business ten years. She thanks God because He has helped her in her business and with His help her children now also sell ‘chocobananos’ [chocolate covered bananas] at good prices because she’s aware that she lacks working capital to continue with her business. Her dream is that her children have their own businesses to get ahead little by little.
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Martha. de 35 años de edad y tiene 5 hijos,ella se dedica a la compra y venta de banano por mayor,desde hace 10 años en el marcado de su comunidad,le da gracias a Dio porque le a ayudado en su negocio y con la ayuda de el ahora sus hijos tambien venden chocobananos y distribuyen en tres escuelas,doña Martha esta solicitando este credito para la compra de banano y asi venderlos a un buen precio,ya que esta conciente de que le falta capital para trabajar asi seguir con su negocio.el sueño de ella es que sus hijos tengan su propio negocio y asi superarse poco a poco.

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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
  • 72
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,637,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Martha Santos to buy bananas at wholesale for subsequent resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 4, 2011
Listed
Nov 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 16, 2012