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Felisa Esperanza
Felisa Esperanza, 36, makes a living raising and selling chickens and pigs. At her home she has a space where she raises chickens and pigs for times when they're most wanted, such as the patron saint festival or weddings.

She also travels two or three times a week to the market in the town of Pachalun to sell live chickens. She manages to sell a hundred chickens every trip she makes there. With this Felisa has earned an income with which she's able to contribute to supporting her family, her children's studies, and some improvements that she and her husband have made to their home.

Felisa needs capital to be able to buy more pigs to fatten as well as chickens to sell in the local markets.
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Doña Felisa Esperanza de 36 años de edad se dedica a la crianza y venta de pollos y cerdos, en su domicilio cuenta con un espacio donde logra la crianza de pollos y cerdos los cuales para fechas en las que son más buscadas como por ejemplo para la feria patronal, o fiestas como bodas, Además viaja dos a tres veces por semana al mercado de la localidad de Pachalun a la venta de pollos en pie, ella logra vender un ciento de pollos cada viaje que hace al mercado de pachalun. con esto doña Felisa ha obtenido un ingreso con la que ella logra aportar para el sustento de su familia y el estudio de sus hijos y algunas mejoras que junto a su esposo han hecho en su vivienda. Doña Felisa requiere de capital para lograr comprar más cerdos de engorde como también invertir en la compra de pollos para solo realizar entrega en los mercados locales.

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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
  • 73
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,405,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Felisa Esperanza to buy pigs and chickens to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 13, 2013
Listed
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014