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Pilar lives in Yalaguina, a town in Estelí. She is 51 years old, and has three children who are all financially independent.

She has 20 years experience with her business selling food. She began with some capital that her husband gave her. Beforehand, she worked as an auxiliary nurse, until she began to sell food and focused completely on her business.

She has as her goals to expand her business with more dishes so that she can offer variety, and to purchase inventory such as packaging, flatware, and dishes, and int his way improve her establishment's infrastructure.

She is requesting the loan to purchase raw ingredients such as rice, beans, sugar, oil, and vegetables for making her dishes.

In the future, she would like to buy some land to build a house which she will be able to rent out and generate additional income, as she is a woman who likes progress and to move ahead in life in an honorable way.
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Pilar, vive en Yalaguina municipio de Estelí, tiene 51 años de edad e dedica a la venta de comida, tiene tres hijos los cuales ya son independientes. Ella tiene 20 años con su negocio de venta de comida, el empezó con un capital que su esposo le dio, antes ella trabajaba como enfermera auxiliar hasta que empezó a vender comida para dedicarse por completo al negocio. Tiene como expectativas ampliar su negocio con mas platos de comidas ofreciendo variedad, comprar inventario como empaques, cubiertos , platos , así como mejorar la infraestructura de su comideria.
Ella requiere el préstamo para compra de materia prima como arroz, frijoles, azúcar ,aceite, vegetales para realizar sus platillos. En lo futro le gustaría comprar un terreno para construir una vivienda para alquilarla y generar otros ingresos pues es una mujer que le gusta el progreso y salir delante de manera honrada.

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

A loan of $675 helped Pilar to purchase raw ingredients such as rice, beans, sugar, oil and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Jan 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013