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Maria
María is fifty-eight years old and is a hard-working and fighting woman. She is a widow, and has three children, one of which is twenty-five years old and lives by her side in her own home. Every day she works a lot in order to improve her quality of life.

Maria's current work consists of renting small apartments at affordable prices. For the construction of these housing units, she counted on the support of her husband when he was alive. She has been involved in this work for more than twenty years. Now she is putting air-conditioning in some rooms. She has customers that pay her on-time, and some of her tenants now live there permanently. She feels happy developing her work because she can receive daily income and good monthly profits without making much effort. She also feels calm because she can contribute to the livelihood of her home. She hopes that things will continue going well for her and that she will be able to continue working in peace.

This is her seventh loan with MFP. She is thankful to all who have made it possible for her to have access to this type of financing. With this help, she is sure she will advance in her work. She promises to pay all her installments on time. She feels calm and supported by the members of her communal bank.

With the amount she is requesting (2500), she will buy mesh to cover the windows. She will also buy some items for the bathrooms and will put air-conditioning into more rooms.
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María, de 58 años, es una mujer muy trabajadora y luchadora, es viuda, tiene 3 hijos de los cuales solo uno de 25 años de edad vive a su lado en su casa propia, todos los días trabaja mucho para tener una mejor calidad de vida. El trabajo de María actualmente consiste en el alquiler de minidepartamentos y a precios cómodos. Para la construcción de estas viviendas contó con el apoyo de su esposo cuando estaba vivo. Lleva en esta actividad más de 20 años. Ahora se encuentra en pleno acondicionamiento de algunas de las habitaciones, tiene clientes que le pagan puntualmente, algunos de ellos ya viven permanentemente. Se siente feliz desarrollando su actividad porque se pueden recibir ingresos diarios y buenas ganancias mensuales sin realizar esfuerzo alguno, además se siente muy tranquila porque puede colaborar con el sustento de su hogar, espera que le siga yendo bien para que pueda seguir trabajando con tranquilidad. Este es el crédito número 7 con MFP, por tanto agradece a quienes hacen posible su acceso a este financiamiento ya que así se sentirá mas segura de avanzar con su trabajo, por otro lado se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas de forma puntual, del mismo modo se siente muy tranquila y respaldada por los integrantes de su banco comunal.
Con el monto solicitado 2500 soles, comprará mallas para cubrir las ventanas. Asimismo, comprará algunos accesorios para el baño y acondicionar más habitaciones.

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    Average annual income
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  • 2.6
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Maria to buy mesh window coverings and bathroom items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 22, 2012
Listed
Nov 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013