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Sabina
Sabina is 46 years old, single and has two sons who live in the municipality of Sololá. She has made a living growing cabbage for the past seven years. She chose this activity because she enjoys it. She invests her capital and thus earns better profits, and in this way she supports the family finances. She also makes extra income buying and selling vegetables. She is requesting the loan to have capital to grow potatoes, with the goal of diversifying her agricultural production and increasing her income. Her dream is to build a bigger home of higher quality, since she currently lives in two small rooms.
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Sabina es una señora soltera de 46 años, tiene dos hijos hombres con quienes vive en el municipio de Sololá.
Ella se dedica a la producción agrícola (repollo) desde hace 7 años, eligió esta actividad porque le gusta, ya que invierte su capital y así obtiene mejores ganancias, por lo que de esta manera aporta a la economía familiar. Realiza una segunda actividad que es la compra venta de verduras.
Está solicitando un préstamo de Q 2,000.00 para capital de trabajo para cultivo de papa con el objetivo de diversificar su producción agrícola y de esta forma obtener más ingresos económicos.
Su sueño es construir su casa más grande y de mejor calidad, ya que actualmente vive en 2 cuartos pequeños.

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About ADICLA

ADICLA (Association for the Holistic Development of the Basin of Lake Atitlán) is nonprofit rural community development association that provides small loans and services to improve quality of life in two of the poorest regions of Guatemala, home to large indigenous populations. Kiva funding will be used to support three innovative credit initiatives: youth business loans, green loans, and smaller loans to help ADICLA move down-market and serve poorer clients.

About Guatemala

  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 97
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,461,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Sabina to pay for supplies for growing potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 17, 2013
Listed
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013