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Manuel Martin
Manuel is 49 years old, married, and has seven children (two sons and five daughters). He lives with his family in Sololá. Manuel has been working in the house construction business as a bricklayer for 25 years. He started in this line of work as an assistant and all of the knowledge that he acquired from other people has been a great help. This business enables him to generate income for sustaining his family.

Manuel is requesting a loan of 7,000 GTQ so that he can buy ceramic floor materials. His most important wish is to complete the construction of his house so that he can provide his family with a better quality of life.
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Manuel es casado, de 49 años de edad, tiene 7 hijos: 2 varones y 5 mujeres, el junto a su familia vive en Sololá. Se dedica a la construcción de casas (albañil) desde hace 25 años, inició este oficio como ayudante y todo el conocimiento lo adquirió de otras personas a las que ayudaba. Esta actividad es la que le genera los recursos económicos que utiliza para el sostenimiento de su familia.
El está solicitando un préstamo de Q 7,000.00 para la compra de piso cerámico
El sueño más importante de Manuel es la construcción total de su casa para darle una mejor calidad de vida a 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
  • 74
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $8,374,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $900 helped Manuel Martin to buy ceramic floor materials.
54% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 11, 2013
Listed
Dec 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible