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Maria Josefa
Maria Josefa has a business selling everyday products from her home. She also sells tortillas and raises chickens. She has four children, who are students, and her husband helps her with the business.



She needs this loan to grow her business raising chickens, taking advantage of a larger plot of land, since her house has little additional space.



Her dream is to be very successful in these businesses to support her children and her family.
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Maria Josefa tiene un negocio de venta de productos de consumo diario en su casa, también vende tortillas y se dedica a la crianza de pollos. Tiene cuatro hijos, todos estudian y su esposo le ayuda en sus negocios.

El préstamo lo necesita porque quiere ampliar su negocio de crianza de pollos, aprovechando que cuenta con un terreno más grande, ya que es su casa no tiene mas espacio.

Su sueño es tener mucho éxito en sus negocios para bienestar de sus hijos y familia.

Additional Information

About FAPE

FAPE, the Foundation for the Assistance of Small Businesses, is a nonprofit, socially-minded institution that provides loans to micro-entrepreneurs across Guatemala.

About Guatemala

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 96
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $9,959,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.9
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Maria Josefa to invest in her businesses raising chickens and selling everyday products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 5, 2009
Listed
Feb 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Feb 15, 2010