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Eladio is from San Gabriel district; he has worked growing corn, beans and wheat for 35 years. He’s the father of six children. With savings earned working as a day laborer he was able to buy his cows. One of his sons helps him with the orchards and he hires day laborers to help him when the corn, beans and wheat is to be harvested; he sells them in Tipitapa and Boaco. He also sells curd made from his own cow’s milk. Eladio is now requesting a loan to buy feed for the cows and to pay labor costs to clear the pastures. He says the loan will help him because he will be able to better care for and feed his cows.
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Don Eladio es de la comarca San Gabriel, se dedica a sembrar maíz, frijol y trigo desde hace 35 años, padre de 6 hijos. Con las ganancias como jornalero fue ahorrando hasta logra comprar sus vaquitas. Para hacer sus huertas le ayuda un hijo y paga mozos que le ayuden y cuando saca la cosecha de maíz, frijol y trigo la lleva a vender a Tipitapa y Boaco además vende sus cuajadas propias de la leche que le producen sus vacas. Hoy don Eladio está solicitando este crédito para comprarle concentrado a las vacas y para pagar mano de obra para limpiar los potreros él dice que el crédito le será de ayuda porque podrá darle un mejor cuido y alimentación a sus vacas.

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 103
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  • $24,823,475
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Eladio to buy cattle feed and pay labor costs to clear the pasture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2012
Oct 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013