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Flor Imelda
Imelda is married and has a son. She owns a clothing store and also has a taxi service. Every morning she embroiders traditional blouses to sell, and in the afternoon she tends to her store. Her husband is in charge of the taxi. The two businesses have been very lucrative and they have thrived. Imelda wants to stock up on traditional clothing, including sashes and sandals. She needs the loan to realize her dream, and she promises to make her payments as she has done in the past. She feels very grateful to Kiva and partner FAPE for the help they are providing.
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Doña Imelda es casada y tiene un hijo es dueña de una tienda de ropa, y dueña de un taxi rotativo del pueblo todos las mañanas se dedica a bordar blusas típicas que vende en su negocio, y por las tardes se dedica a atender su negocio, su esposo se encarga de atender el taxi que tiene, los dos negocios han sido muy rentables ya que cuentan que han prosperado, doña Imelda cuenta que quiere surtir su venta de ropa típica incluyendo cortes fajas y sandalias, ella necesita un crédito para poder realizar su deseo, ella promete ser cumplida en cada pago así como lo hizo anteriormente.esta muy agradecida con Fape y kiva por la ayuda brindada.

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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
  • 58
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    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 Flor Imelda to purchase traditional clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2011
Feb 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013