Lucio is 47 years old and lives in the Chuquiaguillo zone, located 40 minutes from the city center. The women residents here raise dairy cows and vegetables, while the men mine sand and river rocks which are then sold as construction material. Lucio has been active all his life and delivers sand. He is asking for a loan so he can buy a water pump and a conveyor belt for a crusher. Lucio is a happy, hardworking person who is grateful to the institution for the support provided in the form of this loan.
El Sr. Lucio tiene 47 años vive en la zona de Chuquiaguillo que está ubicada a cuarenta minutos del centro de la ciudad. En esta localidad los Comunarios se dedican a la crianza de vacas lecheras y al sembradío de verduras en el caso de las mujeres y los hombres al lavado de arena y piedra que sacan de rio para vender como material de construcción, el Sr. Lucio vive acá toda su vida y él se dedica a lavar arena, solicita el crédito para la compra de bomba de agua y correa transportadora para chancadora, el Sr. Lucio es una persona alegre y muy trabajadora se encuentra agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado en la otorgación del crédito.
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