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Bernarda is 42 years old, married, and has eight children. She has been producing and selling traditional woven items for five years.

Bernarda is requesting a loan so that she can buy raw materials for making traditional woven products. She needs more operating capital so that she can continue her business. This will enable her to help her husband with the household expenses.

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Bernarda de 42 años de edad casada y tiene 8 hijos, ella se dedica a la elaboracion y venta de tejidos tipicos desde hace 5 años, esta solicitando este credito para la compra de materia prima para la elaboracion de tejidos tipicos ya que nececita mas capital para trabajar y seguir con su negocio, ya que de esa forma es como ayuda a su esposo con los gastos de la casa.

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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
  • 78
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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 $525 helped Bernarda to buy materials for producing woven items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014