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Maria Teresa
Maria Teresa Y. is 51 years old and started her business selling food 15 years ago. Today, her store has expanded and she has many customers who are familiar with her, in addition to having a fruit stand apart from her store, and growing vegetables. She says now is a good time to invest and that the loans she’s received so far have helped her improve her store. She has plans to better invest the money and to be able to take advantage of the opportunities with which the loans provide her. Her wish is to always strive for improvement, as she supports her 6 children and her husband. She is willing to always work hard so that her family may enjoy better living conditions.
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Maria Teresa Y. tiene 51 años de edad inicio su negocio hace 15 años vendiento cosas de consumo en menor cantidad hoy en dia su tienda ha crecido y cuenta con clientes que la conocen, además tiene una venta de frutas fuera de su tienda, también se dedica a la siembra de verduras, ella dice que es una buena época para invertir y que los créditos le han ayudado para levantar su negocio asi que ella hace planes de cómo invertir mejor el dinero y poder aprovechar bien la oportunidad que se le da . ella desea siempre seguir mejorando ya que apoya a sus hijos que son 6 y también es un apoyo para su esposo, ya que siempre esta dispuesta a trabajar duro para que su familia tenga mejores condiciones de vida.

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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
  • 72
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,593,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.3
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Maria Teresa iN-2009-89.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2009
Oct 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010