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Oscar
Oscar runs a small grocery store and also plants grain crops. He lives with his family, a wife and three children who are 11, 10 and 5 years old. Oscar makes his living planting corn and beans. At the same time, and with his family's help, he runs a small grocery store, and has done so for the last 6 years. He learned his trade from his parents.
Oscar is requesting the loan in order to purchase fertilizer, which will be used in the next planting, and two pigs. With the purchase, he will have everything he needs to grow his crop and to have a new source of income. The risk comes from the strong wintertime storms.
Oscar's goals are to establish a more profitable business, which would allow him to stabilize his personal living condition and that of his family, and to support his children in their educations.
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Oscar, administra una tienda de productos de consumo y tambien siembra granos básicos, él vive con su familia formada por su esposa y tres hijos de 11, 10 y 5 años, el se dedica a la siembra de maíz y frijoles, al mismo tiempo y con ayuda de su familia administra una tienda desde hace 6 años, aprendió con sus padres.
El está solicitando un préstamo para la compra de abono para ser aplicados a la próxima siembra y la compra de dos cerdos, esta compra le ayudara a tener lo necesario para el desarrollo del cultivo, además de tener una nueva línea de ingreso, su riesgo es los fuertes temporales en época de invierno.
Oscar tiene como objetivo establecer un negocio más rentable, que le permita estabilizar las condiciones de vida personal y familiarmente, ayudando a sus hijos en la educación.

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  • $7,500
    Average annual income
  • 785
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  • $25,698,900
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Oscar to purchase fertilizer and two pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 17, 2012
Listed
May 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 18, 2013