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Nelson Celestino
Nelson is 33 years old. He is from Telica, municipality of León. He is married and the father of 2 children. He is a carpenter and for 10 years has made furniture. He learned this profession when he was very young with the plan of opening his own workshop, which he did. Right now, this is the only business with which he supports his family and he has the help of three workers. He goes out to sell everything he makes in his workshop as a street vendor. He also repairs furniture. His wife is a primary school teacher. He wants to expand his workshop, making quality furniture and serving as an example for more people, with his own fine furniture store in the center of town.

He needs the loan to buy wood and a machine to sand and polish wood.
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Nelson, 33 años de edad originario de Telica municipio de León, casado, padre de 2 hijos. Él es carpintero lleva 10 años dedicándose a fabricar muebles, este oficio lo aprendió desde muy joven con la idea de poner su propio taller y así lo hizo. Actualmente este es el único negocio con el cual sostiene a su familia, cuenta con la ayuda de tres trabajadores. El sale a vender de manera ambulante todo lo que elabora en su taller, también hace reparaciones de muebles. Su esposa se dedica a dar clases de primaria. El desea ampliar su taller de carpintería, fabricar variedad de muebles de calidad, poder dar empleo a más personas y lograr tener su propia tienda de muebles finos en el centro de la ciudad.
Él está requiriendo el financiamiento para comprar madera y máquina para lijar y pulir madera.

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

A loan of $1,500 helped Nelson Celestino to buy wood and a machines to sand and polish wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014