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Eduardo is 44 years old. He lives with his family in Sololá, a municipality in the department of Sololá. He has six children: three sons and three daughters. He grows potatoes, carrots, onions and corn and sells them at the local market. When he is not working in agriculture he works as a tailor.

Eduardo is requesting a loan of Q. 9,000 [GTQ] to buy potato seeds and agricultural supplies. He says that he is working hard so that his children can become professionals: that is his goal.
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Eduardo es una persona de 44 años de edad, vive con su familia en el municipio de Sololá, departamento de Sololá, tiene 6 hijos; 3 hombre y 3 mujeres, se dedica a cultivar papa, zanahoria, cebolla y maíz, los vende en el mercado del municipio, cuando no esta trabajando en sus cultivos se dedica a la sastrería, él solicita un crédito por un monto de Q. 9,000.00 para comprar semillas de papa e insumos, Eduardo comenta que esta haciendo todo el esfuerzo que sus hijos se gradúen de una profesión y es la meta que tiene planeado.

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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
  • 64
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,393,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.7
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Eduardo to buy potato seeds and agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 8, 2014
Jun 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015