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Pedro Rolando
Pedro is a hardworking, 32 year old man who lives together with his four children (one son and three daughters) in Monte Mercedes, near the town of Sacsiguán, in the department of Sololá. He is a hardworking person striving to support his family and improving their living conditions. He works farming onions right near his home.

Many years ago he learned to work in the fields as a farmer; it was the first work that his father taught him. This activity generates sufficient income and earnings for him to cover the household expenses of his family. He hopes to increase his crop, and for this reason he is requesting a loan of Q 6,500.00 to purchase onion seed and organic fertilizer to harvest and sell in the local market.

His goal is to improve his earnings and build his home in order to improve the living conditions of his family.
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Pedro es un hombre soltero de 32 años de edad, vive junto a sus 4 hijos (1 hombre y 3 mujeres) en el Caserío Monte Mercedes, Aldea Sacsiguán, Sololá, Sololá.
Es una persona trabajadora dispuesto a seguir apoyando a su familia mejorando las condiciones de vida. El se dedica al cultivo de cebolla a unos metros de su vivienda.
Desde hace muchos años el aprendió a trabajar en el campo de la agricultura ya que es la primera actividad que le enseño su padre. Esta actividad le genera ingresos y ganancias aceptables que le ayudan a cubrir los gastos de la alimentación y vestuario de su familia.
El desea incrementar su cultivo y es por ello que está solicitando un préstamo de Q 6,500.00 para comprar semillas de cebolla y abono orgánico para cultivarlo y venderlo en el mercado local.
Su sueño es mejorar sus ganancias y construir su vivienda para mejorar las condiciones de vida de su familia.

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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

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 78
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,637,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Pedro Rolando purchase onion seed and organic fertilizer for farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 7, 2013
Listed
Aug 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014