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Maria Concepcion
María, age 37, is from the Estelí department. She is a single mother, and she has three children; ages 18, 12, and 8. All of them go to school. To her they represent her most valuable treasure. It is for them that she gets up every day to work and honorably earn the family's support.

She owns a taxi. She got it with the savings she was getting through remittances that a relative who lives in the United States was sending her. With the money she had saved she bought the taxi. It is the business that has supported her family. Also, she previously sold cosmetics.

She now has a worker who takes a shift from six in the morning until nine at night. He is a taxi driver.

She is requesting the loan to fix up the car. She will buy a set of tires, and she will have a general mechanical check performed. She hopes that with the new changes to the taxi she will be able to offer her passengers better service. She also hopes for financial stability.

In the future she wishes to be able to renovate her car. She wants to be able to buy another one that is a little more modern because the one she has is a little old.

Her primary and most important goal is to get her children ahead. It is for them that she makes any and all sacrifices. She wants to see her children have professional careers.
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María, tiene 37 años de edad, es originaria del departamento de Estelí, es madre soltera, tiene tres hijos de 18,12 y 8 años de edad respectivamente todos están estudiando, para ella representa su tesoro mas preciado ya que es por ellos que ella se levanta cada día para trabajar y ganarse honradamente el sustento familiar. Ella es dueña de un taxi el cual adquirió atraves de unos ahorros que ella fue adquiriendo por medio de unas remesas que le envían una familiar que vive en Estados Unidos con ese dinero que ella ha ahorrado fue que compro el taxi que es el negocio con el que ha mantenido económicamente a su familia, también anteriormente ella vendía cosméticos. Hoy en día ella tiene a un trabajador que le hace el turno desde la 6 de la mañana hasta las 9 de la noche, el es conductor de taxi.
Solicito el préstamo para realizarle arreglos al carro, comprarle un juego de llantas, realizarle un cheque mecánico general al taxi. Ella espera que con os nuevos cambios que le realice al taxi podrá ofrecer un mejor servicios a sus pasajeros, estabilidad económica.
Desea en un futuro poder renovar su carro, comprar otro un poco mas moderno, ya que el que tiene esta un poco viejo. Su meta principal y la mas importante es sacar adelante a sus hijos ya que es por ellos que hace cualquier sacrificio quiere verlos con sus respectivas carreras profesionales.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maria Concepcion to fix up the car, to buy a set of tires, and to have a general mechanical check performed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 31, 2011
Listed
Apr 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011