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Diego is 48 years old and he is married with three children, two boys and a girl, who live in the department of Sololá. He works for daily wages in productive activities such as tending and harvesting coffee. He has been doing this type of work for two years, from which he earns his monthly income in order to provide for his family.

He is seeking a loan of 6,000 Quetzals in order to purchase a plot of land. The goal is to be able to give his children a plot of land so that they will be able to build a home of their own.
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Diego es una personas de 48 años de edad, Casado, quien tiene tres hijos, dos varones y una mujer, quienes viven en el departamento de Sololá. Actualmente se dedica al trabajo de jornalero en actividades productivas como en mantenimiento y cosecha de café, lleva dos años realizando este tipo de trabajo, del cual obtiene sus ingresos mensuales para apoyar al sostenimiento de su familia. El está solicitando un préstamo de Q 6,000.00 para la compra de un lote de terreno. La meta a es pode darles a sus hijos un lote de terreno para que ellos logren construir su propia vivienda.

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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
  • 57
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    Guatemala Loans Fundraising
  • $12,538,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 7.7
    Guatemala Quetzales (GTQ) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Diego to purchase a plot of land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 30, 2014
Jul 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2016