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Maria Elena
María Elena, 41, has an 11-year-old daughter. She sells daily consumption items like snacks, soft-drinks, juices, rice, beans, corn, pastas and a variety of other products. She’s been in business 12 years. She started to sell chicken too which adds to her income. She hires a young lady to help her twice a week when she attends church. She’s happy with the results and with the blessings she’s had in her life and business and hopes to continue growing to help her husband with household economy and her daughter who has started basic schooling. She’s asking for the loan to buy food items.
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Maria Elena de 41 años casada tiene una hija ya de 11 años, se dedica a la venta de consumo diario, vende golosinas, gaseosas, jugos, arroz, frijol, maíz, pastas, una variedad de productos, ya desde hace 12 años, empezó a vender pollo también, y es un ingreso mayor, también emplea a una señorita para que la ayude dos veces a ala semana cuando ella asiste a su iglesia, esta feliz por los resultados y las Bendiciones en su vida y negocio, espera seguir creciendo y ayudar a su esposo con la economía de su hogar y a su hija quien ya inicia ciclo básico, esta solicitando este credito para la compra de productos comestibles.

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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
  • 97
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,658,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Maria Elena to buy food items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 17, 2012
Listed
Jan 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013