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Carlos Ariel
Carlos A. is 27 years old, married and currently has no children. He lives in Mata Palos region, in Pueblo Nuevo, Esteli. He is a farmer and grows tomatoes.

Carlos started working at the age of 16. His parents owned a small plot of land and his older brother taught him the business. For a time, he emigrated to the neighboring country of Costa Rica where he made a bit of money and then returned home to invest it in growing vegetables.

Carlos also has skills in the shoe-making business. For a time, he worked making and repairing shoes. He has also worked buying and selling vegetables such as potatoes, cabbages, sweet peppers, etc.

Carlos is requesting this loan to buy farming supplies for his tomato crops. He hopes to use his profits to improve his tomato production for his next harvest. One of his goals is to set up a shoe-maker's workshop to make more income.
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El Senor Carlos A., tiene 27 anos de edad, casado, actualmente no tiene hijos, habita en la comarca Mata Palos, Pueblo Nuevo, Esteli. Se dedica a la agricultura, sembrando Tomate.
Empezo a trabajar a la edad de 16 anos, sus padres poseen una pequena parsela, y su hermano mayor fue quien le enseno estas actividades.
Por un tiempo emigro al pais vecino de Costa Rica, donde recogio algo de dinero y regreso a invertirlo en la siembra de hortalizas.
Tambien posee otras habilidades como es el area de la Zapateria, por un tiempo se dedico a la elaboracion y reparacion de zapatos. Tambien se ha dedicado a la compra venta de hortalizas, como Papa, Repollo, Chiltoma, etc.
Realizo este credito para la compra de insumos agricolas para la siembra de Tomates.
Con lo que obtenga de ganancias, espera mejorar su produccion de tomate para la proxima cosecha.
Dentro de sus metas esta instalar un taller de Zapateria para ayudarse con estos otros ingresos.

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  • $3,636
    Average annual income
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  • $23,448,750
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Carlos Ariel to grow tomatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 30, 2010
Listed
Dec 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 15, 2011