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Cristobal
Cristobal is 65 years old, married, with two children who are in university. He has a business renting plastic tables and chairs for events. He started the business with a small cargo truck. Then he bought wooden chairs, which he later sold. He updated his business by purchasing plastic chairs and tables and also umbrellas, tablecloths and children’s chairs. Little by little he established a stable business that has lasted seventeen years. His business has supported his family. Before this business he sold pigs. Now he rents chairs, tables and umbrellas for all types of events such as weddings, graduations, funerals and corporate events.
His customer demand has grown, especially in these months where there are a lot of events such as graduations and weddings. He is requesting this loan in order to buy new tables and chairs. This will help him meet customer demand and provide good service. He hopes to expand his business to neighboring areas and increase his customer base.
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Cristóbal, de 65 años, casado padre de 2 hijos, lo cuales van a iniciar la universidad. Se dedica a atender su negocio de alquiler de sillas y mesas plásticas para eventos. Empezó con una camioneta de acarreo, después fue comprando sillas de maderas, después las vendió pues venia modernizándose y compro sillas plásticas, mesas, toldos, manteles, sillas para niños poco a poco ha ido manteniendo su negocio estable, tiene 17 años con esta actividad con la cual ha mantenido a su familia. Antes se dedicaba a la venta de cerdos. Actualmente alquila sillas, mesas, y toldos para todo tipo de eventos tales como cumpleaños, bodas, graduaciones, funerales, eventos de empresas.
La demanda de clientes ha aumentado sobre todo en estos meses que es cuando atiende varios eventos como graduaciones y bodas. Él está requiriendo el financiamiento para comprar silla y mesas nuevas, esto le permitirá cumplirle a su clientela y ofrecer un mejor servicio. Pues su expectativa es darse a conocer en los barrios aledaños a su vecindario y expandir su servicio a mas personas.

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  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 121
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  • $23,803,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Cristobal to buy new tables and chairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 9, 2012
Listed
Nov 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013