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The client is 34 years old and has lived in the tropics of Cochabamba for ten years. She is from the department of Santa Cruz in the Montero area. Since her income was insufficient to be able to survive and she saw the option to go to Cochabamba, looking for greater life opportunities, even though the first years were difficult but with care and much effort and a lot of faith she managed to get ahead. She worked in many things. Today she works selling cosmetics at retail. Gradually, she wants to expand her business' capital and continue growing.

The loan that she is requesting is to buy more merchandise since her capital is insufficient. In the future, she wants to expand her business to a greater scale and convert into a successful cosmetics seller in Cochabamba.
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El cliente tiene 34 años y radica en el trópico de Cochabamba, desde hace 10 años, ella es del departamento de Santa Cruz de la localidad de Montero, ya que sus ingresos eran insuficientes para poder sobrevivir y vio una opción de ir al trópico de Cochabamba, buscando mayores oportunidades de vida, aunque los primeros años fue difícil pero con esmero y muchos esfuerzos y mucha fe, logro seguir adelante, trabajo en muchas cosas, hoy en día trabaja vendiendo cosméticos al por menor, poco a poco quiere aumentar capital de su negocio. Y seguir creciendo.
El crédito que está solicitando es para comprar más mercadería ya que su capital es insuficiente, en el futuro quiere ampliar su negocio a mayor escala y convertirse un una exitosa vendedora de cosméticos en el trópico de Cochabamba.

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

A loan of $1,200 helped Evelyn to buy merchandise for her cosmetics and perfume business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2011
Nov 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013