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Evelyn Fabiola
Evelyn is twenty-two years old. She is married and has a daughter who is one year and three months old. They currently live in the Tzanjay San Andrés Semetabaj district of Sololá.

Evelyn is a hard-working woman who wants to be successful in life. Inside her home she has a small shop that sells second-hand items such as: clothing, baby clothes, cosmetics, and footwear. She began this activity three years ago because she realized that there is a high demand for this type of business.

She is requesting a loan of 8,000 Guatemalan Quetzals to buy clothing such as blouses, traditional clothes, sweaters, pants, and t-shirts to supply her business. This will increase her earnings and help cover her family's expenses.

Her dreams include expanding her business and providing her daughter with a quality education in the future
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Evelyn es una mujer de 22 años de edad casada con 1 hija de 1 año y 3 meses, actualmente viven en el Barrio Tzanjay San Andres Semetabaj, Sololá.
Es una mujer trabajadora que le gusta prosperar en la vida, cuenta con un pequeño local de compraventa de artículos como: ropa de vestir, ropa de bebe, cosméticos y calzado, se encuentra ubicado en el interior de su vivienda.
Ella empezó esta actividad desde hace 3 años porque se dio cuenta que existe una fuerte demanda en este tipo de negocio. Por lo que está solicitando un préstamo de Q 8,000.00 para comprar ropa como: blusas, cortes típicos, suéteres, pantalones y playeras, para pode surtir su negocio y así mejorar sus ganancias que le ayudan a cubrir los gastos de su familia.
Entre sus sueños esta ampliar su negocio y darle una educación de calidad a su hija en un futuro.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

ADICLA's youth entrepreneurship loans allow young people without prior credit histories to borrow in groups, an opportunity that is not offered by many other microfinance institutions in Guatemala. The loans will be used to help them start small businesses.


ADICLA (Association for the Holistic Development of the Basin of Lake Atitlán) is nonprofit rural community development association that provides small loans and services to improve quality of life in two of the poorest regions of Guatemala, home to large indigenous populations. Kiva funding will be used to support three innovative credit initiatives: youth business loans, green loans, and smaller loans to help ADICLA move down-market and serve poorer clients.

About Guatemala

  • $5,300
    Average annual income
  • 55
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,573,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.8
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Evelyn Fabiola to purchase clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014