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Candelaria
Candelaria makes and sells tortillas in her home located in a colony of the town Vista Hermosa, she also sells bread in the mornings and afternoons.

She started selling 8 years ago with the help of her older sister, who gave her the money to be able to buy corn, firewood and a hotplate, and her business was born, she started to sell bread two years ago.

She has two young children who study in the town school and she wishes to succeed.

She is asking for this loan to buy more firewood and corn to store in her home. She aims to be able to have her own store for her sales and to help her household financially.
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CANDELARIA
La señora Candelaria se dedica a la elaboración y venta de tortillas en su domicilio ubicada en una colonia de la aldea de Vista Hermosa como también a la venta de pan durante las mañanas y tardes, ella inicio su venta hace 8 años con la ayuda de su hermana mayor que le dio el capital para poder comprar maíz, leña, y comal y así mismo dar inicio a su negocio, inicio con la venta de pan hace 2 años, tiene dos hijos menores de edad que estudian en la escuela de su aldea, el deseo de ella es seguir adelante esta solicitando este credito para la compra de mas leña y maíz para almacenar en su casa y así mismo poder tener un local propio para su venta y ser una ayuda económica en su hogar.

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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
  • 78
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,093,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Candelaria to buy firewood and corn to make tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 8, 2012
Listed
Jul 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013