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Maria Elena
Maria Elena is 38 years old and is married. She has a store where she sells a variety of products such as: dairy products, deli meats, candies, soft drinks, juices, biscuits, also pasta, rice, corn and beans.

Elena has had her store for 13 years already, and she now handles a larger amount of resources. Now she would like to continue to invest in the same way to have a greater variety to offer her clients.

She now has a goal and a dream: Her daughter studies and she would like to be able to save money for her education.

She is requesting this loan to buy foodstuffs for daily consumption.
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Maria Elena de 38 años de edad casada, doña Elena tiene una tienda donde vende variedad de productos como, venta de lácteos, embutidos, golosinas, aguas gaseosas, jugos, galletas, también pastas, arroz, maíz, frijol. Doña Elena tiene ya 13 años de tener su tienda y ahora ya maneja un capital mayor. Ahora desea seguir invirtiendo y de igual manera tener variedad para ofrecer a sus clientes. Ahora tiene una meta y sueño, ya que su hija estudia desea poder ahorra para su estudio, esta solicitando este credito para la compra de productos comestibles de consumo diario.

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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
  • 127
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $10,878,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,425 helped Maria Elena to purchase foodstuffs for daily consumption to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 3, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013