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27-year old Sra. Florinda is married and has a son. Her husband works as an independent construction worker. Florinda has sold beans for four years in the local municipal market. Sales have increased recently because of the good service and prices she offers. She sells a quintal (100 lbs/ 46 kg) of beans a day at the weekends and on market days she sells more than normal.

Currently she needs another loan to buy food items so that she will earn more money and help her husband with household expenses.
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Doña Florinda D. 27 años casada y tiene un hijo su esposo trabaja como albañil D. obras independiente, doña Florinda venD. frijol desD. hace cuatro años en el mercado municipal D. su comunidad, sus ventas han incrementado últimamente por su buena atención y precios cómodos, venD. un quintal D. frijol al día el fin D. semana y días D. mercado venD. más D. lo normal, ahora necesita otro crédito para poder comprar productos comestibles y lograr tener mayor ganancias y ayudar con los gastos D. su hogar,a su esposo.

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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
  • 60
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,391,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Florinda to buy food items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2011
Aug 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011