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Carlos
Carlos is from Malacatoya, Granada but he lives in Teustepe in the city of Boaco. He is married and the father of 5 children who are all older in age. He started working with other growers in the same community when he was twelve years old. He always received support from her mom and help with making bread and now, help for his children. At the age of twenty, he decided to become independent and started to work for himself by growing corn, tomatoes and sweet peppers. His work is supported by MiCrédito. He would like to sell his products in other places at a better price. His main business is selling corn since it is one of the products generates good income. The loan will be used to purchase fertilizers, pesticides and gasoline for the irrigation pump, so he can have good corn production. His future plans are to continue working and purchase more machinery for work. His next goal is to purchase a variety of apples.
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Carlos es originario de Malacatoya- Granada, pero habita en Teustepe municipio de Boaco, casado, padre de 5 hijos todos mayores de edad. El inicio trabajando con otros productores de la misma comunidad a los 12 años de edad, el ha recibido siempre el apoyo de su mama que le ayuda con la elaboración de pan y actualmente el de sus hijos, a los 20 años decidió independizarse y empezó a trabajar por si solo sembrando maíz, tomate y chiltomas apoyado en su actividad por MiCrédito. Le gustaría vender sus productos en otros lugares a un mejor precio, siendo esta su actividad principal la venta de maíz es uno de los productos que le genere buenos ingresos. El préstamo lo utilizara para comprar abono, plaguicidas y gasolina para bomba de riego para tener una buena producción de maíz. Sus planes futuros es seguir trabajando y comprar más maquinaria de trabajo, su meta a próxima es comprar 1,5 manzana de varios cultivos de hortaliza.

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
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  • $24,576,775
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Carlos purchase fertilizers, pesticides and gasoline for the irrigation pump.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 20, 2012
Listed
Apr 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012