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Brigido
54-year old Sr. Brigido lives in Corinto in the department of Morazán with his wife María Ángela and their children Bernardo (17), José (15), Julia (13), Elsa (11), Amelia (9) and Marta (7), all of whom he still supports.

Sr. Brigido is a farmer and raises pigs. He is well-known in the community; he is well-respected and works hard. He has been doing this work for 20 years, having inherited the business from his parents who taught him how to farm. Nowadays he supports his family on the income.

He is seeking a loan to buy pigs and to get help with the harvest and storage of his crops (corn and beans). Through this investment Brigido expects to improve his farm and earn more money.

He hopes that through his hard work, he will gradually be able to provide his family with a better standard of living.
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Don Brigido, de 54 años de edad, reside en Corinto departamento de Morazán, vive en este lugar junto a su esposa María Ángela y sus hijos Bernardo de 17 años, José de 15 años, Julia de 13, Elsa de 11, Amelia de 9 y Marta de 7 años de edad, todos son dependientes.
Don Brigido trabaja en la agricultura y crianza de cerdos, es muy reconocido en la comunidad, es honrado y muy trabajador, sus oficios los realiza desde hace 20 años, como herencia de sus padres quienes le enseñaron el proceso agrícola perfectamente y es el que hoy día mantiene a su familia. Él está solicitando un préstamo para comprar cerdos y para la recolección y almacenamiento de granos básicos (maíz y frijol), con esta inversión espera mejorar su comercialización de cerdos y recibir más ganancias.
Las aspiraciones de don Brigido es que a través de su trabajo las condiciones de vida de su familia sean mejores cada día.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
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  • $23,525,325
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Brigido to buy pigs and pay workers to help at harvest time.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 7, 2011
Listed
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 16, 2012