Love making a difference with Kiva? Your donations keep us running.

Thank you for the impact you’ve made this year! Together we’ve funded more than 170,000 loans and raised more than $120 million for financially excluded people around the world. It costs us more than $3 to facilitate each $25 loan, and we rely on optional donations from individuals like you to cover our costs.

Other amount

100%

funded

Total loan: $1,175

Las Margaritas Mazatenango Group

Suchitepéquez, Suchitepequez, Guatemala / Food

Las Margaritas Mazatenango Group's loan finished fundraising, but these other borrowers need your support


A loan helped to buy basic ingredients such as vegetables, meats, and bread in order to prepare food.


Las Margaritas Mazatenango Group's story

Lesly is the 27-year-old mother of a family. She is single, with a beautiful family of two children, ages 4 and 10. They live in a community of Santo Tomas La Unión.

In order to be able to generate her income, she sells snacks. She has had this business for about 12 years, since she began when she was very young. Her business has a lot of demand, thanks to her tasty food and good service.

In order to be able to strengthen her business better, she is applying for a new loan, and she will invest it in the purchase of basic ingredients such as bread, chicken, and vegetables, in order to continue preparing her foods and continue satisfying her customers.