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José Elias
José Elías is originally from El Sauce. He is 22 years old. He thanks FAPE and Kiva for the help provided as this is his second loan that he has requested. It has helped him a lot in his business, since he makes a living selling domestic goods, like ponchos, pewter dinner services, traditional outfits, and also plastic goods, to make payments in advance to be able to cancel and so request a new loan.

He is requesting this loan to buy ponchos, pewter dinner services, traditional outfits, and also plastic goods, since he is aware that he lacks the capital to work.
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José Elías, es originario de paraje el sauce tiene 22 años de edad agradece a fape y kiva por la ayuda brindada ya que este es su segundo crédito que solicita y le ha ayudado mucho en su negocio, ya que se dedica a la venta de artículos de usos domésticos, como ponchos, vajillas de peltre, trajes típicos, y también artículos de plástico, a adelantado pagos para poder cancelar y así solicitar un nuevo crédito, está solicitando este crédito para la compra de ponchos, vajillas de peltre, trajes típicos, y también artículos de plástico, ya que está consciente de que le falta capital para trabajar.

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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
  • 102
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,669,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped José Elias to buy ponchos, pewter dinner services, traditional outfits, and also plastic goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 17, 2012
Listed
Sep 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014