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Miriam
Miriam is 42 years old and lives in Yalaguina, in Estelí. She is the mother of two children and is married. She works in retail, making and selling donuts, which she has been doing for the last 23 years.

She started at 19 years of age, when she began on her own to sell donuts. Later, she learned how to make them, and also learned which were they type that her customers most wanted. Over time she has been able to save money to set up her own business. Today she has a small workshop where she works with her husband and children. She has the expectation that she will be able to sell her donuts and export them to the United States, as she considers them to be a high-quality product.

She is requesting the loan to purchase packaging for her donuts, as her packaging is expensive and she needs capital to be able to purchase them and sell her donuts with good presentation. She would like to increase her production volume and in this way be able to provide employment to women who live near her community.
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Miriam de 42 años de edad, habita en Yalaguina, Estelí es madre de dos hijos , casada. De oficio comerciante se dedica a la venta y elaboración de rosquillas. Actividad que realiza desde hace 23 años. Inicio a los 19 años de edad cuando solo se dedicaba a vender luego fue aprendiendo como se elaboraban y cuales era el tipo que mas solicitaban los clientes con el tiempo fue ahorrando hasta lograr poner su propio negocio. Hoy en dia tiene un pequeño taller donde trabaja con su esposo y sus hijos. Ella tiene como expectativa lograr vender sus rosquillas y exportarlas a Estados Unidos pues considera que es un producto de mucha calidad.
Ella requiere el préstamo para comprar bolsas de empaque para sus rosquillas , pues son bolsas caras y necesita capital para poder comprar y vender sus roquillas con una buen presentación . Le gustaría ampliar su volumen de producción y asi lograr dar empleo a mujeres que viven cercanas a su comunidad.

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  • $3,636
    Average annual income
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  • $24,050,675
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Miriam to purchase packaging for her donuts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 13, 2012
Listed
Mar 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013