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Maria Josefina
María, age 55, lives in the Calvario de Lolotiquillo neighborhood. She lives with her 22 year old daughter and her two grandchildren, ages 11 and 7. She is a single mother.

She sells tortillas all week, and in the afternoons she makes hammocks with her daughter.

María is requesting a loan to buy corn and the materials needed, like different colors of silk material, to make hammocks.

This loan will help her increase her tortilla and her hammock production. This will increase her sales. She will get more income to help with her financial situation.

Her aspirations are to have a strong and stable business making hammocks and selling tortillas. This will provide what is needed for her family to be able to do well.
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Doña María tiene 55 años de edad, vive en el barrio el calvario de lolotiquillo con su hija de 22 años de edad y sus dos nietos de 11 y 7 años de edad, ella es madre soltera y se dedica a la venta de tortillas durante toda la semana y en momentos por la tarde elabora hamacas junto a su hija.
Doña María solicita un crédito para la compra de maíz y los materiales que se necesitan para la elaboración de hamacas, como son hilo de seda de distintos colores.
Este crédito le ayudara a aumentar su producción de tortillas y la elaboración de hamacas, aumentando sus ventas y obteniendo mejores ingresos que le ayuden a solventar su situación económica.
Sus aspiraciones son poseer un negocio fuerte y estable en la elaboración de hamacas y la venta de tortillas que le aporte lo necesario para poder superar a su familia.

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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 745
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  • $26,194,100
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Maria Josefina buy corn and different colors of silk material.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 9, 2010
Listed
Sep 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011