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Elsy Del Carmen
Elsy lives with her husband and three children, ages 15, 18, and 21. She manages a dining room and store. She makes sales every day from 5:00 a.m. until she finishes. She has her business in the national hospital of the community; the grocery store is right there.

Currently she is requesting a loan to buy pipes and sheets of metal that will be used to repair the roof of her business. With this loan she will be able to make the investment and do the maintenance on her business.

Her goal with the loan is to be able to improve the roof of her business, making it more secure. Also, in the future she wants to buy herself a plot of land to build her own house.
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Elsy, vive con su esposo y tres hijos de 15, 18 y 21 años de edad, ella administra un comedor y tienda, la venta la realiza todos los días de 5:00am hasta que termina, este negocio lo tiene en el hospital nacional de la localidad, ahí mismo esta la tienda de productos comestibles.
Actualmente está solicitando un préstamo para la compra de tubos, laminas, que serán utilizados para reparar el techo del negocio, con este préstamo podrá realizar la inversión y darle mantenimiento al negocio.
Su objetivo con el préstamo es poder mejorar el techo del negocio, haciéndolo más seguro, tambien para el futuro quiere comprarse un terreno donde construir su propia casa.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Elsy Del Carmen to buy pipes and sheets of metal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012