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Maria Eugenia
María Eugenia is 36 years old, and she lives in the city of León. She is a single mother, and she has two children under her care.

She makes and sells corn tortillas. Her education is basic; she only went to school up to the fourth grade. When she was eight years old, she and her sister started helping her mother make corn tortillas. With the passage of time it became a family business. Her sister, her mother, and she have survived because of this business. Through the business she has raised her children and paid for their education.

Her business is currently located in her house. She sells tortillas at the market at the bus terminal in León.

She needs the loan to buy raw materials like corn and firewood to make tortillas. This way she will be able to fill part of the orders from her customers and make more advertising for her business.

In the future she wants to make repairs to the roof of her home and her kitchen, which is old and deteriorated.
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La señora María Eugenia de 36 años de edad, vive en la ciudad de León , es madre soltera, tiene a su cargo dos hijos, ella se dedica a elaborar y vender tortillas de maíz, su nivel a académico es básico solo curso hasta el cuarto grado de primaria. Desde los 8 años de edad comenzó ayudando a su mama a elabora tortillas de maíz, junto con su hermana con el paso del tiempo se convirtió en un negocio familiar del cual ha sobrevivido ella, su hermana y su mama, de esta manera es que ha criado a sus hijos y pagando sus estudios. Hoy en día su negocio lo tiene en su casa, ella vender tortilla en el mercado de la terminal de buses de León. Requiere el préstamo para comprar materia prima, como maíz, leña, para hacer tortillas. De esta manera ella podrá suplir parte de los pedidos que le hacen sus clientes, hacerle más propaganda a su negocio pues en lo futuro quiere hacer reparaciones al techo de su hogar y su cocina que lo tiene viejo y deteriorado.

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  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 79
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  • $23,617,600
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Maria Eugenia to buy raw materials like corn and firewood to make tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 14, 2011
Listed
Jul 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 15, 2012