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Teresita De Jesus
Teresita is a humble woman aged 53. She is originally from Jinotepe, but now lives in León, She is single and has four grown-up children.

Teresita is a businesswoman, selling homemade tortillas and beans. She started this business aged 32 in order to make a living. The idea came to her of selling tortillas, which she began with 5 pounds of maize to make homemade tortillas. This business makes her a lot of money and has enabled her to move forwards with her family. This is her first business, and she is helped by her daughter.

Her goal is to continue expanding her business. Over time she started to sell beans, because her own customers requested this.

Teresita dreams of fixing her humble home and improve the kitchen where she prepares her tortillas and beans. She needs the loan to buy maize, firewood and beans. She believes that this loan will help her to grow her business, increasing her sales so that she earns more. Her future plan is to set up another business such as a grocery store so that she can make more money. One of her next aims is to repay this loan and then request another.
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Teresita una humilde señora, de 53 años de edad, originaria de Jinotepe, pero actualmente vive en León, soltera, madre de 4 hijos todos son independiente, de oficio comerciante, se dedica a la venta de tortillas y frijoles cosidos. Inicio en su actividad laboral a la edad de 32 años, la cual buscaba una manera de sobrevivir y fue allí que se le vino a la idea de vender tortilla, la cual empezó con 5 libras de maíz para hacer tortillas, negocio que le genera muchas ganancias con el cual ha podido salir adelante con su familia, este ha sido su primer negocio, cuenta con el apoyo de su hija, sus expectativas es seguir creciendo en su negocio. Con el tiempo fue agregando la venta de frijoles, sus mismos clientes le solicitaban estos productos.
Ella sueña con lograr componer su humilde vivienda y mejorar la cocina que es donde prepara las tortillas y los frijoles. Está requiriendo el financiamiento para comprar maíz, leña y frijoles. Ella estima que este crédito le ayudara a crecer en su negocio, incrementando sus ventas para obtener mejores ganancias, sus planes futuros es establecer otro negocio como es el de pulpería para que le genere más utilidades, una de sus metas próximas es pagar este crédito para luego volver a solicitar otro.

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  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 125
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  • $24,053,975
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Teresita De Jesus to buy maize, firewood and beans.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 18, 2013
Listed
Jan 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013