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Maria Enriqueta
María Enriqueta is originally from Tecpan. She is 51 years old and has one minor son in her care. She is engaged in weaving and selling traditional clothing.

For years now, she has been weaving fabrics with a loom, as this is the only thing that has helped her to get her family ahead. She started with one loom and now, thanks to God, she has two additional looms.

María Enriqueta's husband works in the same weaving shop. Between the two of them, they are supporting their son. Thanks to her husband's support, María Enriqueta continues working to improve the business.

Her dreams are to buy additional looms in order to obtain better profits and to send her son to a better school, so that he can have a better future.
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MARIA ENRIQUETA ella es originaria de Tecpan, tiene 51 años de edad tiene bajo su responsabilidad a un hijo menor de edad, se dedica a la elaboración de tejidos con telares y a la venta de ropa típica.
Desde hace años ella esta realizando los tejidos con telares ya que es el único medio que la ha ayudado a salir adelante con su familia ya que ella empezó con un telar y gracias a Dios ahora ya cuenta con otros dos telares mas.
El esposo de ella trabaja en el mismo telar a ya que entre los dos se están apoyando para sacar a su hijo adelante, gracias al apoyo de el sigue trabajando para mejor mas el negocio.
El sueño de ella es comprar otros telares para obtener mejores ganancias y mandar a su hijo a una mejor escuela para un futuro mejor.

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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
  • $8,741,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maria Enriqueta to buy materials for making traditional woven fabrics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 26, 2012
Listed
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013