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Patricia G. is 37 years old and from the the municipality of Tecpan, Guatemala. She is married to Octaviano T. and has 6 sons who are still unmarried. Patricia, together with her husband, is working for her daily livelihood and support of her family in the sale of baby clothes, in different sizes, distributing them in different municipal markets. For the last 5 years she has been working with little capital, although this year she has increased her sales by 20% and because of this she needs refinancing. Her dream is to continue growing her business, keep her family happy, and continue to take advantage of her good health so that when she is older she will be able to sustain herself.
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Patricia G., de 37 años de edad, Originaria del Municipio de Tecpan Guatemala, Casada con Octaviano T., tiene 6 hijos solteros, Ella Juntamente con su esposo, están trabajando para el sustento diario, y la superación de sus hijos se dedican a la venta de trajecitos de bebes, en diferentes tallas, lo distribuyen en diferentes talla, lo distribuyen en diferentes mercados municipales, desde hace 5 años, ha venido trabajando, con un capital, muy pequeño durante este año, a podido incrementar su venta en un 20%, por eso necesita, un refinanciamiento. El sueño es seguir creciendo su negocio, mantener a su familia contentas, y seguir aprovechando, su buena salud, y cuando sea edad avanzada pueda autosostenerse.

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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
  • 55
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,573,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.1
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Patricia for the sale of baby clothes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 16, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2010