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Santos Ruben
Mr. Santos Rubén is 54 years old and lives in the San Juan de Dios residential area west of the city. He has worked as a taxi driver for 15 years. He has four children who are dependent on him financially. In order to give their children a better lifestyle his wife had to leave the country because of financial hardship and now lives in Spain.

Ruben ran into problems eight years ago when his eldest son had a car accident, and they lost the car. When they almost lost their house his wife moved to Spain because Rubén was too ill to do so and couldn't have made it on his own.

He is requesting a loan to purchase a natural gas tank for his automobile. In this way he will be able get ahead since he is a hard-working, responsible person trying his best, together with his wife, to provide all they can for their children.

His daughter is studying Law at the university and his other daughters are in school. He wants to work hard to make sure they also can obtain a college degree and enjoy a better lifestyle.
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El señor Santos Rubén tiene 54 años de edad, vive en la Urbanización San Juan de Dios al oeste de nuestra ciudad y el trabaja como taxista con una experiencia de quince años en esa actividad, tiene cuatro hijos que dependen de él económicamente su esposa se encuentra en España tuvo que salir del país ya que la situación no es la mejor para poder conseguir una mejor vida para sus hijos.

Ruben tuvo problemas hace como ocho años atrás con su hijo mayor ya que ellos tenían un vehiculo con el cual tuvieron problemas ya que el tuvo un accidente en el cual se perdió el auto y también estuvo a punto de perder su casita y esa fue una de las razonas por la que decidió irse a España ya que Ruben se encontraba enfermo y el no podía salir solo adelante.

El solicita el crédito para la compra de un tanque de gas natural para su nuevo vehiculo y de esa manera poder salir adelante ya que el es un hombre trabajador y muy responsable y lucha con sus hijos y su esposa que se encuentra allá, para salir adelante y de esa manera poderle ofrecer un mejor nivel de vida para sus hijos .
Su hija se encuentra en la universidad estudiando la carrera de Derecho y sus otras hijas están en el colegio, el quiere trabajar y luchar porque sus hijas puedan terminar la universidad y tener una vida mejor.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Santos Ruben to purchase a natural gas tank for his automobile.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2011
Listed
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011