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Martha De Jesus
Martha lives in Guatajiagua, in Morazán department. She is 49 years old and works making and selling clay 'comales' (dishes for cooking tortillas) and pots. She lives with her husband and her 4 children aged 28, 24, 19 and 14. The two youngest are still financially dependent on her. She has been in this business for 28 years. She works with her husband and with the help of her children. She works from 8.00am to 5.30pm. She learned the traD. from her mother.

She is requesting a loan to buy unfired earthenware and raw materials such as clay, firewood and nacazcol (a dye). The loan will be used to increase her business inventory and, consequently, her sales.

Martha's aspirations are to increase her business both in terms of sales as well as being able to offer a wiD. range of products. Her aspirations for her family are to support her children in their studies and on a personal level. She hopes that God grants her good health so that she doesn't suffer from any illnesses and thereby incur expenses. She also aims to pay her loan on time.
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Doña Martha, resiD. en Guatajiagua, departamento D. Morazán, tiene 49 años D. edad, se dedica a la elaboración y comercialización D. comales y ollas D. barro, ella vive con su esposo y sus 4 hijos D. 28, 24, 19, 14 años D. edad, los dos últimos dependen económicamente D. ella. El negocio tiene ya 28 años D. realizarlo trabajando con su esposo y con la ayuda D. sus hijos, su horario es D. 8:00am a 5:30pm, este oficio lo aprendió D. su madre.
Ella solicita un préstamo para la compra D. loza cruda, y materia prima, como barro, leña, nacazcol; el préstamo le servirá para incrementar el inventario D. su negocio y por enD. sus ventas.
Sus aspiraciones son incrementar el negocio, en nivel D. venta como ofrecer variedad D. productos, en su familia le gustaría apoyar a sus hijos con los estudios y a nivel personal que Dios le regale salud para no padecer enfermedades e incurrir en gastos y pagar adecuadamente el préstamo.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Martha De Jesus to buy clay, firewood and nacazcol (a dye).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2010
Nov 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2012