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Bertha Carmelina
Bertha Carmelina, age 43, has 6 children—2 adults and 2 minors. Four of her daughters help her out with her small restaurant. Ms. Bertha also makes clothing during her spare time. With these two businesses, she has always managed to help her children get ahead in life. She needs a 9,000 GTQ loan to invest in her eatery because she has had several food orders these past few months. Her dream is to see all her children become professionals.
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Bertha Carmelina, de 43 años de edad, tiene 6 hijos, 4 mayores de edad y 2 menores de edad, 4 de sus hijas le ayudan atender su comedor, doña bertha en sus tiempos libres se dedica a confeccionar trajes, que es de lo que siempre a sacado adelante a sus hijas, ella necesita un crédito de Q 9,000.00, para invertir en su comedor y cafetería, ya que en estos meses ella tiene varios pedidos de comida , su sueño es ver a todos sus hijos profesionales.

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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
  • $12,391,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.3
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Bertha Carmelina restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2009
Nov 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010