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Ileana is from the community of San Lorenzo, on the outskirts of Boaco. She is the mother of five children, only one of whom is in school. Ileana is a farmer who has been growing chilis for 20 years. She started the business together with her husband who also works growing tomatoes, chiltoma peppers and corn. Their children also carry out this work.

Ileana is currently growing chilis for export. She has been focusing on this particular crop for 2 years. One of the things she most enjoys about her work is learning new growing techniques which help her to improve her product. When she is not farming, Ileana sells milk.

Ileana is requesting this loan to buy gas for her irrigation pump. She will also buy fertilizers and manure for her chili crops. One of her future plans is to expand the area of land on which she grows her chilis.
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Ileana, originaria de la comunidad San Lorenzo en las afueras de Boaco, madre de 5 hijos de los cuales solo 1 estudia ella es de oficio agricultora, se dedica a sembrar chile desde hace 20 años. Esta actividad la inicio junto con su esposo, ya que él trabaja sembrando tomate, chiltoma, maíz, este oficio lo realiza junto con sus hijos.
Hoy en día Ileana siembra chile de exportación tiene 2 años de dedicarse específicamente a este cultivo. Una de las cosas que más disfruta es que ha aprendido nuevas técnicas de siembra que le han ayudado a mejorar su producto. Cuando no está sembrando se dedica a la venta de leche.
Está requiriendo el crédito para comprar gasolina para la bomba de riego , fertilizantes y abonos para sembrar chile. Pues parte de sus planes futuros es ampliar sus áreas de siembra de chile.

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 70
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  • $25,045,725
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Ileana to buy gas, fertilizers and manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2013