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Maria Elena
Maria Elena, a young woman of 21 years of age, is from San Martin Jilotepeque. She works selling clothing for men, women, and children, and has been doing so for five years. She enjoys her work very much, and she is grateful to Fape and Kiva for the assistance they have provided as the loans authorized on her behalf have allowed her to get ahead in business and better stock her shop. She is requesting this loan in order to purchase clothing in a variety of sizes and styles, and she hopes the finances she has sought will help her to continue growing her business.
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Maria Elena, es una joven de 21 años de edad es originaria de San Martin Jilotepeque posee una venta de ropa para dama caballero y niños, lleba ya cinco años de dedicarse a esta actividad ya que es un negocio que le gusta mucho, agradece a Fape y kiva la ayuda que le han brindado ya que gracias a los crédito que le han brindado se ha superado en los negocio y a logrado surtir mas su negocio, está solicitando este crédito para la compra de ropa en bariedad en tamaños y estilos, espera que le puedan ayudar con el crédito solicitado ya que de esta forma ella se seguira superando.

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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
  • 126
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $10,851,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Maria Elena to purchase clothing items in a variety of sizes and styles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2012
Nov 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013