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Estefana G. V., age 55, lives with her daughter and her granddaughter. She tells us that she has a lot of experience in sales. When she was very young she helped her mother sell. She tells us that she started sewing and selling food door to door. After that she established a tortilla business, which allowed her to build her house.

She currently has a store where she sells basic needs food products like beans, rice, corn, and sugar, etc. Her dream is to be able to have another store in order to increase her capital. That way she would be alright financially, and she would be able to help her daughter and her granddaughter.

She will use the loan to buy food products like beans, rice, corn, and sugar, etc. She hopes that Fape is able to help her with the requested loan.
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Estefana G. V.:es de 55 años de edad,vive con su hija junto con su nieta,ella nos cuenta que tiene mucha experiencia en ventas, ya que desde muy pequeña le ayudaba a su madre a vender,ella nos cuenta que inicio haciendo costuras y vendiendo comida de casa en casa despues puso una tortilleria con la cual pudo construir su casa, actual mente tiene una tienda donde vende productos comestibles de primera nacesidad,como frijol,arroz,maiz,azucar,etc su sueño es poder tener otra tienda para aumentar su capital y asi estar bien economicamente y asi poder ayudar a su hija y su nieta solicita este credito para compra de productos comestibles como, frijol,arroz,maiz,azucar,
etc. ella espera que Fape le pueda ayudar con su credito solicitado.

Additional Information

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
    View loans »
    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,593,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Estefana to buy food products like beans, rice, corn, and sugar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012