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Ileana Del Carmen
Ileana is originally from the community of San Isidro but currently lives in Estelí. She’s 26-years-old and the mother of a three-year-old son. She relates that she used her own money she got from her life companion to start her own business and earn extra money for her home and family; she’s a merchant. She sells nacatamales [Nicaraguan-style tamales] and tortillas and has been in business more than a year and a half.

She’d like to expand her products throughout the entire city marketplace because she hopes to increase sales and earn higher profits. Ileana is asking for the loan to buy everything needed to make her nacatamales and tortillas like corn, firewood, onions, peppers, potatoes, etc. She figures the loan will be of great help to her to be able to grow economically and be able to buy things at wholesale and earn higher income since her future plan is to be able to open a grocery store and her goal is to remodel her house in order to live better.
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Ileana originaria de la comunidad san Isidro, actualmente vive en Estelí, tiene 26 años de edad, madre de 1 hijo de 3 años. Ella cuenta que comenzó con dinero propio el cual se lo dio su compañero de vida para que estableciera su propio negocio y asi obtener un recurso extra para mantener su hogar y familia, ella es comerciante. Actualmente ella se dedica a vender nacatamales y tortilla, de la que es propietaria desde hace mas de 1 año y medio.
A ella le gustaría ampliar sus productos por todo el mercado de la ciudad, ya que su expectativa es aumentar sus ventas y obtener mayores ganancias. Ileana solicita el financiamiento para comprar todo lo necesario para hacer sus nacatamales y tortillas como: maíz, leña, cebolla, chiltoma y papa, etc. Ya que ella estima que este préstamo le será de gran ayuda para poder hacer crecer económicamente su negocio y asi poder comprar las cosas al por mayor y obtener mejores ingresos, ya que sus planes futuros es poder poner una pulpería, y su meta es remodelar su vivienda para vivir mejor.

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  • $3,636
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Ileana Del Carmen to buy corn, firewood, onions, peppers and potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 22, 2012
Listed
Nov 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013