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Sabina
Sabina, 46, is single, has two sons and lives in Sololá. She has been a crop farmer for seven years and chose this activity because she enjoys it. It is a way of investing her capital, earn an income and contribute to the household economy. She also has a business selling vegetables.

She is requesting a loan of 3,500 GTQ to buy potato seeds and organic fertilizer so she can cultivate and sell her produce at the local market. This will increase her income and profits so her family can prosper.

Her goal is to build a house since the one she lives in has two small rooms. Her aim is to improve the family's lifestle.
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Sabina es una señora soltera de 46 años quien tiene dos hijos hombres quienes viven en Sololá.
Ella se dedica a la producción agrícola 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 como comerciante en la venta de verduras.
Esta solicitando un préstamo de Q 3,500.00 para la compra de semillas de papa y abono orgánico para poder cultivar y así comercializarlo en el mercado local y de esta forma obtener más ingresos y mejores ganancias para sacar adelante a su familia.
Su sueño es construir su casa ya que por el momento vive en 2 cuartos pequeños, esto lo hace con el fin de 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.

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  • $4,155
    Average annual income
  • 93
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,105,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Sabina to buy potato seeds and organic fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 30, 2013
Listed
Sep 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 17, 2014