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Maria Cristina
María is 66 years old and lives in San Miguel with her husband, son, and granddaughter. She works selling tamales and vegetables, a trade which she learned from her mother. She started the business out of her own initiative and she has worked every day from 5am to 4pm for the past five years.


She is requesting a loan for the purchase of corn, firewood, oil, banana leaves, chicken and condiments. These are the products that she uses when making tamales, which is why this investment will be a great help to her so that she will have everything necessary to make her sales and increase her production.


María’s goals are to maintain her business and to always have income to cover her and her family’s expenses.

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Doña María de 66 años de edad, reside en San Miguel, vive junto a su esposo, un hijo y una nieta, se dedica a la venta de tamales y verduras, este negocio fue fundado por iniciativa propia, aprendió de su madre y trabaja todos los días de 5:00am a 4:00pm desde hace 5 años.
Ella está solicitando un préstamo para la compra de maíz, leña, aceite, hoja de banano, pollo y condimentos, estos productos son los que utiliza en la preparación de tamales, por lo que esta inversión le será de mucha ayuda para contar con todo lo necesario para realizar su venta y aumentar la producción.
El objetivo de doña María es mantenerse en el negocio, tener siempre ingresos para cubrir sus gastos y los de su familia.

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

A loan of $500 helped Maria Cristina to purchase corn, firewood, oil, banana leaves, chicken and condimients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 4, 2011
Listed
Apr 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 15, 2011