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Fidel Angel
Fidel Ángel is a 40 year-old gentleman who lives in San Rafael Oriente, in San Miguel department, together with his wife and children aged 17, 14 and 12. Fidel has been growing corn and beans for 25 years. He learned how to farm from his father and works regularly every day from 6.00am to 3.00pm, or longer if need be.

Fidel is currently in the process of sowing a new crop of basic grains. He is requesting a loan to invest in buying manure and fertilizers. This purchase will enable him to better care for his crops and take care of their growth. He hopes to obtain good fruit from his crops.

There are always risks in this business as everything depends on weather conditions which can favor or damage crops. Fidel is motivated by his desire to continue working since his family depend on him. In particular, he wants to prepare his children as he hopes that they will become professionals in the future.
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Don Fidel Ángel, es un señor de 40 años de edad, reside en San Rafael Oriente departamento de San Miguel, vive junto a su señora esposa, y sus hijos de 17, 14 y 12 años de edad, él se dedica a la siembra de maíz y frijol, desde hace 25 años, este oficio lo aprendió de su padre, trabaja todos los días regularmente de 6:00am a 3:00pm, ó también dependiendo de la necesidad en que se encuentre.
Actualmente está en proceso de iniciar una nueva siembra de granos básicos, para lo cual solicita un préstamo e invertirlo en abono y fertilizantes, con esta compra puede dar un mejor cuido a la siembra y estar al pendiente del crecimiento, el cual espera le de buenos frutos, aunque siempre existen riesgos en este oficio, pues depende de las condiciones del clima los cuales pueden favorecer o dañar el cultivo.
Para don Fidel, el continuar en el trabajo es lo que lo motiva, ya que de él depende su familia y sobre todo la preparación de hijos, de los cuales espera sean profesionales en el futuro.

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  • $7,500
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Fidel Angel to buy manure and fertilizers for his corn crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 28, 2011
Listed
Apr 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012