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Carlos Alberto
Don Carlos operates a seafood business. He lives in Jiquilisco, a town in the Salvadoran "departamento" of Usulutan. He is 50 years old and married with four children who range in age from 9- to 25-years old. He operates the business with his wife and they have run it for 8 years now. They travel to other towns to sell, looking for new markets and calculating which are best for sales.
Don Carlos is applying for a loan because he wants to buy wholesale supplies of seafood. For him, the loan offers a way to increase his sales and grow the business. His goal is not just to increase sales, but to establish a stable and prosperous business so that he can improve the lives of his children and the rest of the family.
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Don Carlos, es un comerciante de mariscos y pescado, reside en Jiquilisco, departamento de Usulután, tiene 50 años de edad, y su familia está conformada por su esposa y sus cuatro hijos que sus edades están entre 9 y 25 años de edad; El negocio lo administra con su esposa y llevan ya 8 años dedicándose a este comercio, ellos viajan a otros pueblos a vender el pescado viendo la forma de atender nuevos mercados y que sean buenos para consumir este producto.
Don Carlos quiere invertir en las compras por mayor por lo que se ve en la necesidad de solicitar un préstamo para realizar dicha inversión, que para él significa mucho puesto que de esta manera podrá tener mejores ventas y progresar con el negocio.
El propósito de él es luchar por que sus ventas aumenten pues él quiere tener un negocio estable y prospero para de esta manera mejorar las condiciones de vida de sus hijos y de toda la familia.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 644
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  • $24,246,725
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Carlos Alberto buy wholesale supplies of seafood for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 22, 2010
Listed
Oct 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011