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Jose Del Carmen
Don José, 34, a native of Esteli, is a security guard. He also owns a small general store that he opened in a room of his house. He started the business 7 years ago so that he would have an extra income.
Don Jose tells us that he is pleased with his progress. He used his first loan to make improvements to his house and make the store more accessible to his customers. He bought merchandise to stock the business and paid for the construction work. The extra sales have increased his income.
He now wants to buy more merchandise--snacks, sugar, cooking oil, rice, etc.--to stock the business. He also wants to repair his roof and buy construction materials so he can go on improving his house. His goal is to continue building his business so that he can improve the living conditions of his family.
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Don José, de 34 años de edad, nacido en el departamento de Estelí, el es guarda de seguridad, al mismo tiempo es dueño de una pulpería que la tiene establecida en su hogar tiene 7 años de trabajar como comerciante sin dejar de lado su trabajo como guarda de seguridad.
Don José cuenta que se sintió satisfecho con el logro alcanzado ya que con el primer préstamo lo ayudo a construir parte de su vivienda, darle mejores condiciones a su pulpería, compro más productos para su pulpería, pago mano de obra por la construcción de su vivienda. Ahora vende un poco mas de igual manera mejoro un poco sus ingresos.
El solicita el préstamo para comprar mas productos para la pulpería tales como dulces, azúcar, aceite para cocinar, arroz etc. También desea poder componer el techo de su casa y comprar material de construcción y seguir mejorando su casa poco a poco. Su meta es siempre seguir mejorando su pulpería y ahorrar para darle mejor condiciones de vida a su familia.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Jose Del Carmen to buy merchandise for his retail store and building materials for the house that he's improving bit by bit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 10, 2011
Listed
Jun 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 16, 2012