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Gerardo
Don Gerardo is 31 years old and has been married to Sra. Aurelia for 10 years. Their children include 12-year-old Fabián who in his first year of high school, 10-year-old Adriana who is in fifth grade, and the youngest Diana Laura who is 4 months old. (Aurelia also has a loan with FRAC and each one of them will invest their respective funds in different business activities.)


Sr. Gerardo has a taxi and works every day, Monday through Sunday. He has been in this business for three years. Gerardo also has a fruit and vegetable stand that he manages by himself twice a week in the same community. He offers his goods to the neighbors in his community.


This time he is requesting a loan to invest in his taxi because it is in need of new parts, such as tires, and repairs to the seats. He will take his vehicle to a mechanic to have it checked because it is important for his taxi to provide good service so that his passengers feel comfortable and he can gain more customers.


Don Gerardo’s goal is to acquire another taxi so that he can increase his earnings. He says, “Thank you for this loan because it will be a great help in repairing my taxi so that I can accomplish my goal.”

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Don Gerardo tiene 31 años está casado con la señora Aurelia desde hace 10 años de dicho matrimonio nacieron Fabián de 12 años el está estudiando primero de secundaria, Adriana de 10 años quien está cursando quinto año de primaria y la más pequeña de 4 meses Diana Laura. (Aurelia tambien tiene un crédito con FRAC, y cada uno de ellos invertirá el dinero en distintas actividades).
El señor Gerardo Tiene un taxi donde trabaja todos los días de lunes a domingo en esta actividad lleva ya 3 años, también tiene su puesto de frutas y verduras en este negocio tiene poco y solo lo atiende 2 veces a la semana en su misma comunidad ofreciéndole a sus vecinos de la comunidad.
Esta vez ha solicitado el crédito para invertirle al taxi que le hacen falta piezas como llantas nuevas, arreglar los asientos y llevarlo con el mecánico para que lo revise para el es importante que el taxi este en muy buen servicio para que los clientes se sientan cómodos y pueda ganar más clientela.
Ya que la meta de don garrado es tener otro taxi para aumentar sus ganancias. “Gracias por el préstamo porque me ayudara de mucho para arreglar mi taxi, para llegar a mi meta.”

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
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  • 13.2
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Gerardo to buy new tires, reupholster the seats of his vehicle, and pay for repairs to his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 8, 2011
Listed
Oct 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2012