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Pedro
Pedro, 57 years old and the father of seven children, has made a living in a bakery for 31 years. He's a native of Patzicia and now lives in the city of Guatemala. He has specialized in making the best bread in his neighborhood. Every day his wife helps him sell and distribute the bread in different areas of the city.

He has made the effort to work with dedication for his family's growth. He has five married children and two single daughters who are professionals. Only his youngest daughter has yet to graduate with a profession. He's satisfied because his dreams are coming true. He still continues to work hard, though, to be able to save for when he's older and no longer has the strength. Although he hopes his children can give him the best and he can get ahead.

He's grateful to God and to FAPE for the the support they have given him. He pledges to work responsibly with the loan.

He's requesting this loan to buy flour and ingredients to make bread.
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El Señor Pedro de 57 años padre de 7 hijos, se dedica a la panadería desde hace 31 años originario de Patzicia y ahora vive en la ciudad de Guatemala, se ha especializado a elaborar el mejor pan de su colonia donde vive, su esposa que día a día le ayuda a vender y a distribuir el pan en las diferentes zonas de la ciudad: Se ha esmerado a trabajar con dedicación para el desarrollo de su familia tiene 5 hijos casados y 2 solteras; profesionales ya solo le falta que la más pequeña pueda graduarse de alguna profesión se siente satisfecho porque sus sueños se están cumpliendo pero aun sigue trabajando fuertemente para poder ahorrar cuando sea más grande y las fuerzas ya no le ayuden aunque tiene esperanza que sus hijos puedan darle lo mejor y pueda salir adelante agradece a Dios y FAPE por el apoyo que le ha brindado promete trabajar con responsabilidad el crédito obtenido.Está solicitando este crédito para la compra de arina y ingredientes para la elaboración de pan.

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.

About Guatemala

  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 47
    View loans »
    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,586,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Pedro to buy flour and ingredients to make bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 19, 2012
Listed
Nov 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013