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Maria Del Carmen
Doña María is 42 years old and lives in San Miguel with her husband and three children (ages 5, 8, and 9). She has worked as a seamstress for a year. María previously sold food. She started both businesses through her own initiative.

María is requesting a loan to buy a sewing machine, since this is the main piece of equipment she uses for her work. This investment will be a great help because she can proceed with completing all of her orders with relative ease.

Doña María wants to strengthen her business, guarantee a stream of work for the future, attract more customers, help her family, and see that her children complete their studies.

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Doña María, tiene 42 años D. edad, resiD. en San Miguel, vive con su esposo y tres hijos D. 5, 8 y 9 años D. edad, se dedica a la sastrería desD. hace un año, anteriormente se dedicaba a la venta D. comida, ambos negocio fueron fundados por iniciativa propia.
Ella solicita un préstamo para comprar una máquina D. coser, ya que esta herramienta es la principal para realizar bien su trabajo, esta inversión le ayudara muchísimo pues podrá salir con todos los pedidos D. forma ágil.
Doña María quiere fortalecer el negocio y garantizar trabajo a futuro, ganando clientes y ayudar a su familia, que sus hijos culminen sus estudios.

About El Salvador

  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 659
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  • $26,134,600
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Maria Del Carmen purchase a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2011
Mar 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011