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Magdalena María
Every 15 days in the seaside resort of San Clemente del Cantón Sucre, the 1st of December Communal Bank meets. This place is known for its beautiful beaches that are much visited by domestic and foreign tourists. It offers a diversity of beautiful locations and a rich variety of typical dishes of the region.
In this place lives Magdalena. She is 64 years old, married and in this relationship has three children who are already grown up, one of whom still lives with her. Her husband is a fisherman.
She is a very hardworking woman that works in the home as well as in her business. From her home she sells meat, chicken, shrimp and other seafood by the pound. She works everyday from 8am to 4pm. She tells us that there are very good periods in which lots of tourists arrive and her sales go up a lot. She always buys the best so that her clients take away a good product, and this guarantees her new sales. She has been in this business for 15 years, and it is going really well.
She will use this loan to buy meat, chicken and shrimp among other things that she sells in her shop. She is a founding member of the communal bank, and she likes it because thanks to the loans, she started her business.
Her goals are to continue getting ahead in her business.
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En el balneario de San Clemente del Cantón Sucre cada quince días se reúne el Banco Comunal 1 de Diciembre. Este lugar es conocido por sus hermosas playas que son muy visitadas por muchos turistas nacionales y extranjeros, ofrece diversidad de lugares hermosos y una rica variedad de platos típicos de la región.

En este lugar vive la señora Magdalena. Tiene 64 años de edad, está casada y de esta relación tiene tres hijos los cuales ya son mayores de edad, uno de ellos aun viven con ella. Su esposo se dedica a la pesca.

Ella es una mujer muy trabajadora que se dedica tanto al hogar como también al comercio, en su casa se dedica a la venta de carne, pollos, camarón y otros mariscos por libras, trabaja todos los días desde las 8h0 hasta las 16h00, nos cuenta que hay temporadas muy buenas en la que llegan muchos turistas y sus ventas aumentan mucho, ella siempre compra lo mejor para que sus clientes lleven un buen producto y esto le garantiza nuevas ventas, ella lleva más de 15 años en este negocio y le va muy bien.

Este crédito lo va a emplear en comprar carne, pollos, camarón, entre otras cosas que vende en su local. Es socia fundadora del Banco comunal y le gusta porque gracias a los créditos ella empezó su negocio.

Sus metas son seguir adelante en su negocio.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 54
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  • $24,308,800
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,650 helped Magdalena María to buy meat, chicken, shrimps etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 4, 2012
Listed
Apr 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012