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Alejandro
Alejandro is from the Mejoranas Chipata community in Santa Apolonia, Chimaltenango. He buys and sells pomegranates and avocados. He also buys and sells charcoal and firewood. He has been doing this business activity for some years because it is his means to getting ahead.

He goes to buy his products in all of the communities that are close to where he lives. He later goes to the capital to sell them. He is well known by all of the people in the different communities he goes to daily.

Thanks to the help from his wife and children, he gets ahead with his business. He started with a small business, and thanks to God, he now has a business that is a little bit bigger.

His dream is to expand his business in order to have better income. This way he will improve his family’s quality of life. He is requesting this loan to buy pomegranates and firewood to sell.
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DON ALEJANDRO
Es originario de la comunidad las Mejoranas Chipata Santa Apolonia, Chimaltenango el se dedica a la compra y venta de granadias y aguacates, también a la compra y venta de leña y carbón, el se dedica a esta actividad desde hace algunos años ya que es el medio que el tiene para salir adelante.
El sale a comprar sus productos en todas la comunidades cercanas de donde vive y después sale a venderlos a la capital, el ya es bien conocido por todas las personas de las diferentes comunidades que recorre a diario.
Gracias al apoyo de su esposa y sus hijos el sigue adelante con su negocio ya que el empezó con un pequeño negocio y gracias a Dios ahora ya cuenta con un negocio un poco mas grande.
El sueño de el es ampliar mas su negocio para obtener mejores ganancias y asi mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia. Esta solicitando este credito para la compra de granadias y compra de leña para la venta.

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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
  • 74
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,872,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Alejandro to buy pomegranates and firewood to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 14, 2012
Listed
Jan 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014