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Sara Esmeralda
Sara has a business selling pupusas (stuffed tortillas). She is 33 years old, married, has two children and lives in her own home. She has had this business for three years, and she started it with her husband. She works Saturdays and Sundays from 2 to 7 pm.

The loan will be invested in the purchase of a griddle to make pupusas, as well as in the purchase of the ingredients to make them, such as oil, meat, cream cheese, etc. This will help her increase her capital and gain quality in the product to grow the clientele.

Her goal is to strengthen the business to have better revenues that will allow her family to have a better quality of life.
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Sara, tiene una venta de pupuseria. Ella tiene 33 años, está acompañada, tiene dos hijos y vive en casa propia. El negocio lo posee hace tres años y lo inicio con su compañero de vida, lo realiza los sábados y domingos de 2:00 pm a 7:00 pm.
El préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de una plancha para hacer pupusas, también los ingredientes para elaborarlas tales como: aceite, carne, quesillo, entre otros. Esto le ayudara a incrementar el capital y obtener calidad en el producto, aumentar la clientela.
Su objetivo es fortalecer el negocio, para tener mejores ingresos que le permitan tener una mejor calidad de vida para su familia.

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  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 623
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  • $24,979,725
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Sara Esmeralda purchase a griddle to make pupusas (stuffed tortillas), as well as oil, meat, and cream cheese.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013