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Ramon Antonio
Ramon is 57 years old and is a humble man from the Banderas settlement. He is married and the father of four adult children on their own. He is a merchant, sells quarried stone and has done so for 20 years. He started as a merchant and then with the help of his friend he rented a truck so that he could go out to sell the stones in different departments. Then with the help of his friend he was able to buy his first truck with the money generated from this business. Now he has two trucks and he works them with his children and two helpers who go out to sell to other places.

Ramon is asking for this loan to buy tires, batteries, and lights; all the supplies he needs to be able to maintain his trucks. He estimates that this loan will be a great help because he will be able to initiate sales, earning more profit. His future plans are to pay off this loan and then request another in order to buy a parcel of land so that he can raise animals. One of his goals is to improve the infrastructure in his home.
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Don Ramón de 57 años de edad, un humilde señor originario de la Comarca las Banderas, casado, padre de 4 hijos, ya son independiente, de oficio comerciante, se dedica a la compra y venta de piedras canteras, desde hace 20 años. Inicio en el ámbito del comercio, el cual alquilaba camión para poder ir a vender las piedras canteras a otros departamentos, luego con ayuda de un amigo logro comprar su primer camión, y con las ganancias que le genera este negocio, hoy en día él cuenta con dos camiones que los trabajan sus hijos y dos ayudante que salen a vender a otros lugares las piedras, de forma ambulante.

Ramón solicita el crédito para comprar llantas, baterías, luces para el camión, toda la materia prima que necesita para poder darle mantenimiento a sus camiones. El estima que este préstamo le será de gran ayuda porque de esta manera podrá incrementar sus ventas, obteniendo mejores ganancias, sus planes futuros es cancelar dicho préstamo para luego volver a solicitar otro crédito para poder comprar una parcela para tener algunos animales, unas de sus metas es mejorar la infraestructura de su casa.

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

A loan of $925 helped Ramon Antonio to buy parts for his truck.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 8, 2013
Listed
Jan 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013