Update on DanielDaniel is 21 years old, and he has been living together with Clementina for 5 years. They both finished primary school. They have 2 young daughters. They live in Colomi, in the Palta Loma community, toward the north side of Escuelita. Daniel and his partner are a humble, low income family. They are farmers. During the year their income is seasonal, selling potatoes, oca, and papaliza [tubers similar to potatoes]. They plant on land they inherited from their parents, 1.5 hectares; they also have 2 milk cows and 2 cattle for fattening; this is how they make a living. Daniel and his wife came to consult about a loan they needed to build a house, because the house they live in is in bad shape and they need an improvement. They want a better house so they can be more secure, and they also mention that they would like to get married.
Previous Loan DetailsDaniel P. Q. is 19 years old. He lives together with Clementina Zambrana Montaño, and they have a little 9-month-old child. They live in Colomi, in the Palta Loma community toward the north. Daniel P. works in agriculture, growing potatoes, oca (yams) and papa lisa (ulluco) each year. He take... More from Daniel's previous loan »
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