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Mercedes Del Carmen
Mercedes, 33, is originally from León. She is a single mother with three children and works as a saleswoman, selling clothes and groceries. She started this business with her own money, and by selling clothes in the streets. This business gave her good income, and with the profits she decided to start a groceries store in her house twenty years ago. The store is her second business and with a lot of effort she has been able to succeed with it.

The school season is approaching now and she needs to restock her business with school supplies. For this reason, she is requesting a loan to buy notebooks, pens, pencils, colored pencils, erasers, marker pens, clothes and basic grains for her store. Her goal is to offer more products demanded by her customers and in this way obtain better profits.
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Mercedes de 33 años de edad, originaria de León, soltera, madre de 3 hijos, de oficio comerciante, se dedica al negocio de venta de ropa y pulpería. Inicio con capital propio, vendiendo ropa nueva de forma ambulante, negocio que le genera mucho ingresos, ya que con las ganancias que obtiene de la venta de ropa, decidió emprender otro negocio como es el de la pulpería, de la que es propietaria hace más de 20 años, este ha sido su segundo negocio, con mucho esfuerzo propio ha podido sacar adelante su negocio y establecer la pulpería en su casa.
La temporada escolar se acerca y necesita surtir su negocio con nuevos productos escolares para la escuela. Por esta razón ella está solicitando el financiamiento para la compra de cuadernos, lapiceros, lápiz, colores, borradores, marcadores, ropa, granos básicos para vender en su pulpería. Su objetivo es ir agregando más productos que son muy demandados por sus clientes y lograr obtener mejores ganancias.

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
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  • $24,535,925
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Mercedes Del Carmen to buy school supplies, clothes and basic grains for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 8, 2013
Listed
Jan 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 18, 2014