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Sofia
Sofia needs working capital for her small business. She has been making shirts for some years. She does not have enough fabric on hand to fill customer orders, and she also needs fabric in other colors. She buy fabric in rolls that cost Q 700 each. Her husband still supports her in everything she does, and the two have managed well. This is a chance to start over after their business failed years ago. She is grateful for the support, wishes everyone well, and hopes that they will help her with this loan.
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Doña Sofia, se ve en la necesidad de nuevamente pedir un nuevo capital para su pequeña empresa. Dedicándose a la confección de camisas por varios años, la tela que tiene ya no le alcanza y al ver los pedidos de sus clientes se da cuenta que también necesita comprar más colores de tela. Ella compra la tela por rollos y le cuesta Q 700.00 el rollo. Su esposo sigue apoyándola en todo y los dos han sabido sacar adelante esta nueva oportunidad de levantarse luego del fracaso que tuvieron hace varios años en su negocio, Esta muy agradecida por su apoyo y les bendice grandemente donde quiera que se encuentren, espera que nuevamente le puedan ayudar con el credito solicitado.

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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
  • 74
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,898,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Sofia to buy materials to make men's shirts to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 28, 2013
Listed
Jul 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014