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For more than thirty years already, Sofía has worked selling accessories for the home.

She is requesting a loan to invest in buying a greater variety of products to sell, specifically glass kitchenware and handicrafts for the kitchen, since she does not have the necessary funds for the investment, and she does not want to drain the capital out of her business.

She plans to pay off the loan with the earnings she obtains from her business sales, while her husband Pedro will take charge of the family expenses and school costs for their two children, with the salary he receives from his job.

Her desire is to improve her earnings from her business and thus increase her family's income.
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La señora Sofía tiene ya más de treinta años dedicándose a la venta de accesorios para el hogar.
Esta solicitando un préstamo para invertir en comprar más variedad de productos para vender que son accesorios de cocina de vidrio y artesanales, ya que no cuenta con el dinero necesario para la inversión y no quiere descapitalizar el negocio.
Planea pagar el crédito con las ganancias que obtendrá de las ventas del negocio y que su esposo el señor Pedro se encargara de los gastos familiares y escolares de sus dos hijos que tiene con el sueldo que recibe de su trabajo.
Desea mejorar el ingreso de su negocio y de su familia.

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    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Sofía to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 16, 2012