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Santiago is 39 and lives in the town of Sololá in the department of Sololá. He has 6 children: 4 boys and 2 girls. He earns his living growing cabbage, potatoes, and onions. He also buys vegetables by the cuerda and takes them to the town market to sell. He is seeking a loan for 11,000GTQ to buy cabbage and potato seeds and supplies. Santiago plans to buy a pick-up truck to use for his farming work.
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Santiago tiene 39 años de edad, vive en el municipio de Sololá, departamento de Sololá, tiene 6 hijos; 4 hombres y 2 mujeres, se dedica a cultivar repollo, papa y cebolla, también compra verduras por cuerda y luego los lleva al mercado del municipio para vender, Santiago solicita un prestamos por un monto de Q. 11,000.00, para comprar semilla de repollo y semilla de papa e insumos, Santiago tiene planeado comprar un pick-up para usarlo en las labores agrícolas que realiza.

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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
  • 108
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $10,803,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.7
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,425 helped Santiago to buy potato and cabbage seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 8, 2014
Jun 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015