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Dimas
Dimas, 67, is a tailor. He lives with his wife and a two year old daughter. He learned the business 30 years ago on his own initiative. He traveled to the United States where he perfected his skills and he currently works in schools manufacturing uniforms. In addition, he sews for individuals, friends and neighbors.

He’s asking for a loan to buy fabric, buttons, zippers and thread. These supplies will help him have what he needs to make clothing on hand thereby filling his pending orders.

His goal is to build his house since he has a piece of land in his name. He hopes the business will prosper so that he will be able to reach his goal.
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Dimas, se dedica a la sastrería, tiene 67 años de edad, vive en compañía de su esposa y una hija de 2 años, él aprendió el negocio hace 30 años, por iniciativa propia, viajo a Estados Unidos donde perfecciono el oficio, actualmente trabaja en las escuelas haciendo uniformes aparte de eso, costura a personas particulares, amigos y vecinos.
Él está solicitando un préstamo para la compra de telas, botones, ciper, hilos, estos materiales le ayudaran a mantener lo necesario para fabricar las prendas de vestir, saliendo con los pedidos que tiene.
La aspiración de Dimas es construir su vivienda, ya que tiene un solar a su nombre, espera que el negocio sea prospero y le permita realizar su objetivo.

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

A loan of $500 helped Dimas to buy fabric, buttons, zippers and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 20, 2012
Listed
Apr 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 18, 2013