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Maria Filibertina
Filiberta A. is 39 years old and the mother of two children. She is married to Noe Lorenzo. Her business involves managing a store that sells daily consumer products and raising chickens and pigs. In addition, she sells American shoes. Filiberta is requesting a loan in order to buy more American shoes as well as nails, screws, tacks, and other items so that she can open a small hardware store. She dreams of having a large hardware store, but says that all of her proposed goals can only be achieved with the help of God.
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La socia Filiberta A. tiene 39 años de edad, esta casado con Noe Lorenzo tiene 2 hijos, su negocio es una tienda de consumo diario tambien tiene crianza de pollos, cerdos y tambien tiene una venta de zapatos americanos. Solicita el credito para la compra de mas zapatos americanos y colocar una venta de clavos, tornillos, tachuelas, etc. poner una mini ferreteria. Sueña con poner una gran ferreteria pues dice que todas las metas que se a propuesto las ha alcanzado con la ayuda de Dios.

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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
  • 71
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,593,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8.0
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Maria Filibertina purchase American shoes to sell & various items to open a hardware store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2010
May 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011