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Santiago Erasmo
Santiago, 59, lives in the Momotombo community on the outskirts of León. He is a farmer and the father of three children. He has been cultivating land since he was 19 years old and learned the trade from his parents who were also farmers. They taught him all about the activities related to farming. He grows sesame, corn, watermelon and squash. He is requesting a loan to buy supplies to plant corn, watermelon and sesame. He wants to take advantage of his land by cultivating different crops, whether they be fruits or vegetables.
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Santiago, de 59 años de edad, habita en la comunidad Momotombo en las afueras de León, de oficio agricultor, tiene 59 años de edad, padre de tres hijos. El cultiva la tierra desde los 19 años de edad, tradición que heredo de sus padres quienes se dedicaban a lo mismo y le enseñaron todas las actividades propias del campo. Siembra ajonjolí, maíz, sandia, ayote. El solicita el crédito para comprar insumos para sembrar maíz, sandia, ajonjolí. Pues en sus planes quiere aprovechar la tierra que tiene y diversificar sus siembras ya sea cultivando frutas o vegetales .

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Santiago Erasmo to buy supplies to plant corn, watermelon and sesame.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 10, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013