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Andres
Andrés lives in the city of Estelí. He is 57 years old and has three children. He is a farmer. Andrés learned the basics at school. He learned how to read and write but the conditions of poverty in which he grew up did not allow him to continue studying. However, the commitment and effort that he puts into his work every day have meant that he has become a specialist in growing vegetables: a trade that he learned at a very young age. Andrés has been growing crops for 30 years. In addition, he also raises and sells livestock. He carries out this work during the off season for crop growing. He sells his crops in Managua and Estelí.

Andrés requested this loan to buy certified potato seeds. This investment will help him to acquire this seed more easily. He will be able to better maintain his crops and buy the supplies he needs to sow his crops. His next goal is to sow his own potato seed and harvest his own seed so that he no longer has buy it. This will enable him to provide his family with a better quality of life.
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El señor Andrés, habita en la ciudad de Estelí, tiene 57 años de edad, tiene tres hijos, el es agricultor, aprendió lo básico en la escuela a leer y a escribir la condiciones de pobreza en la que el creció no le permitieron seguir estudiando, pero la dedicación y el esfuerzo arduo de cada día hizo que se especializara en siembra de vegetales oficio que aprendió desde muy joven. Hoy en día lleva 30 años dedicándose a la siembra. Además de eso el se dedica la venta y crianza de ganada actividad que se dedica cuando la temporada de siembra esta baja. El vende sus siembras e la ciudades de Managua y Estelí.
El solicito el crédito para comprar semilla de papa certificada. Con esta inversión le ayudara adquirir esta semilla mas fácilmente, podrá darle un mejor mantenimiento de su cultivo, comprar insumos para siembra que necesita. Su meta próxima es poder lograr su propia siembra de papa, cosechar su propia semilla para no tener que comprarla y darle una mejor calidad de vida a su familia.

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

A loan of $500 helped Andres to buy certified potato seed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 23, 2011
Listed
Sep 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012