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Señora Irma lives in the community of Pampa el Coscal, 40 km from Torno. She lives together with Víctor. They have 6 children who are already grown. They live and work their own plot of land. They are dedicated to agriculture, growing corn, watermelon, etc. The loan that she has requested is for sowing watermelon and corn and everything that is needed to prepare the land. The whole family works together in agriculture. Señora Irma takes everything that they sow to sell in the market of Torno directly from producer to consumer. They are a hard-working and very united family. Señora Irma is very proud of their children that they sacrifice to help her in this activity.
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La Sra. Irma vive en la comunidad de Pampa el Coscal distante a 40 km de el Torno, convive con el sr. Víctor tiene 6 hijos ya grandes, ellos viven y trabajan en su misma parcela, ellos se dedican a la agricultura, siembran maíz, sandia, etc. El crédito que ha solicitado es para la siembra de sandia y maíz y todo lo que implica el preparado de la tierra, toda la familia trabaja junta en la agricultura, todo lo que ellos siembran la Sra. Irma lo sacan a vender al mercado de el torno, directamente del productor a l consumidor, son una familia muy unida y trabajadora, la Sra. Irma esta muy orgullosa de sus hijos ya que le ayudan en esta actividad muy sacrificada.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 163
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  • $32,260,600
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Irma to grow watermelons.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012