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Maria Orbelina
María lives with her husband and three children aged 28, 14 and 6. Her business is selling food, fruit and drinks. She started out 20 years ago when her mother taught her the business. Now she works from 8.00am to 3.00pm every day since she depends on the profits from her business to cover her household expenses.

María is currently requesting a loan to invest in merchandise for her business. She will buy oil, meat, condiments, fried pork rinds, fruit and vegetables. With this purchase, she will stock her business and have more ingredients available for preparing her food. Her goal is to stabilize her business and better meet her customers' needs. In this way, she will grow as a saleswoman and make more profits.
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María, vive con su esposo y tres hijos D. 28, 14 y 6 años D. edad, ella se dedica a la venta D. comida, frutas y refrescos, inicio hace 20 años, su madre le enseño el negocio y hoy en día lo realiza diariamente D. 8:00am a 3:00pm, ya que depenD. D. las ganancias del negocio para cubrir los gastos del hogar.
Actualmente solicita un préstamo para invertirlo en mercadería para el negocio, comprara aceite, carnes, condimentos, chicharrón, verduras y frutas, con esta compra surtirá el negocio y tendrá mayor disponibilidad para preparar los alimentos.
Su objetivo es darle estabilidad al negocio, cubriendo mayor las necesidades D. los clientes, D. esta manera estará creciendo como comerciante y generando mayores ganancias.

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

A loan of $500 helped Maria Orbelina to buy oil, meat, condiments, fried pork rinds, fruit and vegetables for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 16, 2012