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Duo San Francisco Group
In this Group: Sandra Leticia , Maria Olga
Sandra, 23, is part of the "Duo San Francisco" group. She has been farming for several years. She grows corn, beans, tomatoes and guicoyitos (type of squash).

She tells us that in this business you need a great deal of capital, as the crop needs special care so that pests or disease don't get in. If one of these two things affect the crop, the harvest can be lost. This is why she is applying for this loan to buy manure and fertilizers. She hopes that with this loan, they can help her again.
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Duo San Francisco. este Duo esta Integrado por la señora Sandra de 23 años de edad ella se dedica a la agricultura desde hace varios años,ella se dedica a la siembra de Maiz,frijol,tomate,y guicoyitos, ella nos comenta que en esta actividad se nececita de mucho capital,ya que la siembra nececita de un cuidado especial para que no les entre la plaga o la enfermedad,ya que si una de estas dos cosas le afecta a la siembra se puede perder la cosecha,es por eso que ella esta solicitando este credito para la compra de abono y fertilizantes,espera que nuevamente le puedan ayudar con este credito.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Guatemala

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 96
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,667,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Duo San Francisco Group's $1,050 loan helped a member to buy manure and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 25, 2012
Listed
Jun 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 18, 2013