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Angélica María
Angélica María, 37, thanks to God stays in business doing machine embroidery on all types of articles of clothing though mostly blouses for women and girls. She delivers between 100 and 150 blouses weekly to the central market in Chimaltenango Department. Thanks to the demand she has she has five employees working for her at home. This is how Angélica is able to meet customer needs and she feels blessed as a small businesswoman to be able to provide employment for these people.

She’s requesting this loan to buy thread and traditional clothes like blouses and fabric that many people who know her request since they know that she travels frequently to markets where the better quality blouses and fabrics are available. In this way she takes advantage of her trips since on the way back from delivering her products she can bring back items to sell to her customers at home.
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Doña Angélica María de 37 años de edad, quien gracias a Dios se mantiene en el negocio de elaboración de bordados a maquina en todo tipo de prendas de vestir pero en su mayoría en blusas para damas y niñas, doña Angélica viaja cada ocho días a la entrega de 100 a 150 unidades de blusas al mercado central del departamento de Chimaltenango, gracias a la demanda que tiene en la elaboración de las blusas ella cuenta con 5 personas que laboran para ella en su domicilio, es así como doña Angélica logra cubrir las necesidades de sus clientes como a la vez provee de trabajo a estas personas sintiéndose así una mujer muy bendecida como pequeña empresaria, Está solicitando este crédito para la compra de hilos, y de ropa típica como blusas y cortes productos que solicitan varias de las personas que la conocen y saben que ella viaja frecuentemente a los mercados donde se adquieren las blusas y cortes de mayor calidad, de esta manera ella aprovecha el viaje que realiza ya que lleva su producto y de retorno trae mercadería para distribuir a sus clientas en su domicilio.

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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
  • 63
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,338,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Angélica María to buy raw materials to make traditional outfits and to buy traditional outfits to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 31, 2012
Listed
Sep 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013