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Lauro is a very hardworking man who makes a living farming and selling natural and grafted roses. Demand keeps growing and his customers make a lot of requests. He has several meters of roses planted.

Currently the first harvest of the year is coming up and he needs to buy nylon to put a roof over the field to get a better harvest. He doesn't have enough money so he's requesting another loan to be able to buy what he needs, such as nylon, liquid fertilizer, and soil amendments.

He hopes he can get help with the loan he has requested.
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El señor Lauro es un señor muy trabajador, la cual se dedica a la plantación y venta de rosas naturales e injertadas. Los pedidos siguen creciendo y los clientes hacen varios pedidos, cuenta con varios metros de cultivo de rosas y actualmente se aproxima la primer cosecha del año y el se ve en la necesidad de comprar nylon porque necesita techar la siembra y así obtener una mejor cosecha. El no cuenta con el dinero necesario y por eso el hace una nueva solicitud de crédito para poder comprar lo que necesita como nylon, fertilizantes en líquidos,y abono espera que le puedan ayudar con el credito solicitado.

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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
  • 46
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,572,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Lauro to buy seed, fertilizer, and soil amendments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014