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Rufino is 53 years old. For the past several years he has been selling clothing for men, woman and children. Thanks to God his business has prospered. He has taken out other loans with Kiva and has never fallen behind on his payments.

At this time Rufino is requesting a loan to buy new clothes to sell and continue to expand his business. He wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, full of grace. He is grateful for the support to help him get ahead.
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Rufino de 53 años de edad, se ha dedica desde hace varios años a la venta de ropa para Dama Caballero y niños, y gracias a Dios su negocio ha prosperado, el ya ha trabajado otros creditos en kiva y no cayo en mora, en esta oportunidad esta solicitando este credito para la compra de ropa nueva para la venta y asi seguir creciendo en su negocio, desde ya les desea una Feliz navidad y prospero año nuevo lleno de bendicion y gracias por ayudarlo a salir adelante.

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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
  • 73
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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 $650 helped Rufino to buy clothes for re-sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2013
Dec 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014