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Berta Luz
Berta Luz R. C. is 40 years old. She lives in Armenia in the state of Sonsonate. She lives there with her three little sons who completely depend on her. Berta produces spices which are used to add flavor to food. She also sells the spices in an ambulant fashion in different cities in Sonsonate. She is asking for a long to be able to buy additional supplies to increase her spice production and offer greater quantities to her clients. Berta very much wishes to increase her profits since she must meet her sons' basics needs.
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Berta Luz R. C. de 40 años de edad, reside en Armenia en el departamento de Sonsonate. Vive junto a sus tres pequeños hijos, los cuales dependen en absoluto de ella. Berta se dedica a la elaboración de especias las cuales se utilizan para darle sabor a los alimentos, así mismo se encarga de venderlos de manera ambulante en diferentes ciudades de Sonsonate. Ella solicita un préstamo para poder comprar más materia prima para la elaboración de las especias y de esta manera tener una mayor cantidad de productos que poder ofrecer a sus clientes. Berta desea mucho obtener mayores ganancias, ya que debe suplir todas las necesidades básicas de sus hijos.

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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
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  • $27,004,800
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Berta Luz purchase raw materials to produce food spices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 5, 2009
Aug 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2011