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Elena
Elena is 37 years old. She is a mother of three children who depend on her financially. They live in the area of Maica Sud - Kenamari. She works in milk production as a first activity and her second activity is making fresh cheese. She has been doing both activities for ten years.

She is the mother of three children, two girls and a boy, all of them young. Their father abandoned them six years ago and they haven't heard anything from him. Elena had to dedicate herself completely to raising her children and get ahead. She delivers milk to La Pil every day, working from 5 in the morning every day. Later she gets her children ready to go to school.

She is asking for the loan to buy soy, since she lost all of her alfalfa during the rainy season. She has to buy soy to feed her cattle so they will have a higher production. Elena is a a responsible person who is dedicated to her work. Her dream is for her children to finish high school and latter go on to college. She was only able to go to primary school and didn't have a good education.
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Señora Elena tiene 37 años de edad es madre de tres hijos que dependen económicamente de ella, viven en la zona de Maica Sud - Kenamari ella se dedica a la producción de leche como su primera actividad y su segunda actividad la elaboración de quesillos, con una experiencia de diez años en dichas actividades.
Ella es madre de tres hijos dos mujeres y un varón todos son pequeños, el padre los abandono hace seis años atrás no saben nada de el. Elena se tuvo que dedicar de por completo a la educación de sus hijos y salir adelante ella entrega leche a la Pil cada día trabaja desde las 5 de la mañana todos los días y luego los prepara a sus hijos para que vayan a la escuela.

Ella solicita el crédito para compra de soya, ya que con la temporada de lluvia se perdió todos los sembradíos de alf alfa que tenían, entonces le toca comprar soya para poder alimentar a su ganado y de esa manera tener más producción. Elena es una persona responsable y dedicada al trabajo, ella sueña con que sus hijos puedan terminar el colegio y lo posterior estudiar alguna carrera ya que ella solo estudio la primaria y no tuvo una buena educación.

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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 100
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  • $29,504,650
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Elena to buy feed for her cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 6, 2012
Listed
Apr 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012