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Ana Mercedes
Ana Mercedes is 37 years old. She makes traditional aprons. She has been running this business for 20 years. It is located in her home, which is in a small town called El Manzanal Sajcavilla. Sometimes she travels to other areas, such as San Pedro Sacatepequez, to sell her products. Often her customers come to her house to purchase her goods. She has 3 minor children.

She needs another loan in order to buy more goods to have a stock of aprons of different colours and quality.

Her dream is to continue working, and so contribute to the household. She also wants to grow her business and hopes to be able to buy a screen printing machine for shorts and pants. With this loan she will buy different styles and designs of aprons for resale.
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Ana Mercedes
La señora Ana Mercedes de 37 años de edad se dedica a la elaboración de delantales típicos desde hace 20 años su negocio lo tiene ubicado en su domicilio que se encuentra en una aldea llamada El Manzanal Sajcavilla algunas veces sale a ofrecer sus productos en diferentes lugares como San Pedro Sacatepequez y muchas veces sus clientes llegan a su domicilio a realizar sus compras, ella tiene 3 hijos menores de edad, necesita otro crédito para poder comprar más producto para surtir en color y calidad de delantales, su deseo es seguir trabajando para colaborar en su casa como también crecer en su negocio otro de sus deseos es poder comprar una máquina para serigrafía de (Playeras y pants, esta solicitando este credito para la compra de delantales en diferentes estilos y diseños para la venta.

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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
  • 117
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $11,677,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Ana Mercedes to buy aprons for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2013
May 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014