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Héctor is 33, single and lives in the Sololá municipality of the Sololá department. He makes a living by farming potatoes and carrots. In order to perform this activity he has a plot of land with a natural water source which allows him to farm in any month of the year. He also works in the commercialization of vegetables. Héctor is applying for a credit of Q. 4,000.00 to buy potato and carrot seeds and supplies, Héctor's dream is to purchase a plot of land allowing him to produce a little more.
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Hector tiene 33 años de edad, es soltero, vive en el municipio de Sololá, departamento de Sololá, se dedica al cultivo de papa y zanahoria, para realizar esta actividad cuenta con un terreno con nacimiento de agua esto le permite cultivar en cualquier mes del año, también se dedica a comercializar verduras, Héctor solicita un crédito por un monto de Q. 4,000.00 para comprar semilla de papa y zanahoria e insumos, el sueño de Hector es comprar un terreno donde poder un poco más.

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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
  • 131
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $10,855,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.7
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Hector purchase potato and carrot seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 5, 2014
Jun 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015