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Carmen
Carmen is a 29 year old woman, is married and has 3 children. She has always sought ways to help her husband with the expenses and necessities that her family faces. For that she has done different jobs that allow her to obtain a little more income.
Today she sells platillos (entrees served with rice and beans) of daily food for some workers of the factory. She organized this small business with a friend. Both make contributions and divide the profits. But Carmen tell us that the business has been growing and she needs to buy more cooking equipment as well as investing a little more into the purchase of ingredients and drinks for the business in order to be able to satisfy her customers and obtain more income.
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CARMEN ES UNA MUJER DE 29 AÑOS DE EDAD, ESTA CASADA Y TIENE 3 HIJOS. ELLA SIEMPRE A BUSCADO LA MANERA DE AYUDAR A SU ESPOSO CON LOS GASTOS Y LAS NECESIDADES QUE SE PRESENTAN EN SU FAMILIA. POR ESO A REALIZADO DIFERENTES ACTIVIDADES QUE LE PERMITAN OBTENER UN POCO MAS DE INGRESOS.
ACTUALMENTE REALIZA UNA VENTA DE PLATILLOS DE COMIDA DIARIA PARA UNOS TRABAJADORES DE UNA MAQUILADORA. ELLA SE ORGANIZO CON UNA AMIGA PARA LLEVAR A CABO ESTE PEQUEÑO NEGOCIO. LAS DOS REALIZAN APORTACIONES Y SE DIVIDEN LAS GANANCIAS. PERO CARMEN NOS COMENTA QUE EL NEGOCIO A IDO CRECIENDO Y NECESITA COMPRAR MAS EQUIPO DE COCINA ASI COMO INVERTIR UN POCO MAS EN LA COMPRA DE INGREDIENTES Y REFRESCOS PARA EL NEGOCIO A FIN DE PODER SATISFACER A SUS CLIENTES Y OBTENER MAS INGRESOS.

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    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Carmen to buy materials and products for the creation of platillos, or an entree served with rice and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 20, 2012
Listed
Aug 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013