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Helen Del Socorro
Helen is 38 years old and is originally from Managua. She is a single mother of 3 sons. One of them is currently studying at the university while the other two are working. Helen has her own small business, which she started 12 years ago, after having worked in the sales of various products as a street vendor. After some time, she decided to open a small shop in her own house, as a way to provide for her children in the future. Helena received the support of her brother, who helped her with $70 to start her business. In addition from her business she receives income from money that is sent by her sons. She plans to expand her shop, thus she is requesting the loan to finance books, notebooks and shoes to be ready for the school season in which the sales of these items increase. By increasing the inventory of her business she expects to get more income. In the future she plans to buy a car, while in the short term her goal is to improve the infrastructure of her shop in order to give her business a better image.
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Helen de 38 años de edad, originaria de Managua, soltera, madre de 3 hijos, actualmente uno de ellos está estudiando en la universidad, los otros dos trabajan, de oficio comerciante, se dedica al negocio de pulpería. Inicio su negocio hace 12 años, ya que siempre se ha dedicado a la comercialización de productos varios de forma ambulante, luego con el tiempo, pensando en el futuro de sus hijos decidió establecer su negocio de pulpería en su casa, ella cuenta con el apoyo de su hermano quien le ayudo con $70 en su negocio, capital con el que inicio su negocio de pulpería, recibe otros ingresos como son las remesas que le envían sus hijos.
Sus expectativas es ampliar su pulpería. Ella está solicitando el financiamiento para comprar cuadernos, uniformes y zapatos para aprovechar la temporada escolar en donde las ventas de estos útiles escolares es muy solicitada por los clientes, con el propósito de hacer crecer el inventario de su mercadería para que le genere más ingresos, sus planes futuros es comprar un carro, una de sus metas próximas es mejorar la infraestructura del local para darle una mejor presentación al negocio.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Helen Del Socorro to buy notebooks, uniforms and shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 11, 2013
Listed
Jan 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 18, 2013