Mariano is 31 years old and he is married common-law. He has a 10-year old son and he attends primary school in his community. His wife is employed and with their combined work they have built a house of their own.
Mariano works in the construction field and thanks to his experience he is now a master builder. He has been working in this field since he was 15 years old.
He is on his second loan through is communal bank. He was initially invited to join by his mother-in-law. The funds from his loan will be invested in the purchase of construction materials to carry out some necessary home improvements.
His goal is to purchase a vehicle.
El Señor Mariano tiene 31 años, vive en unión libre y tiene un hijo de 10 años de edad que está estudiando en una escuelita de la comunidad. Su esposa labora como empleada, con el trabajo conyugal han construido su casa propia.
Don Mariano labora en el área de la construcción y gracias a su experiencia ahora es maestro constructor. Ha laborado en esta área desde los 15 años de edad.
Se encuentra en su segundo crédito que realiza en el banco comunal al cual fue invitado por su suegra. El dinero de su crédito lo va a invertir en la comprar de materiales de construcción para realizar algunos acabados que le hacen falta a su casa.
Su meta es comprarse un vehiculo.
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