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Maria Santos
María lives with her mother, her brothers and her two children, ages 12 and 13. They depend on her because she is a single mother, and she doesn't have relatives abroad. María has a general store and also makes a living selling snacks like cakes, enchiladas, french fries and other items. Little by little her business has grown. One of the advantages she has is that she has knowledge about her market. She is requesting the loan to purchase basic goods, such as beans, rice, sugar and salt, as well as a deep-fryer. This investment will help her increase her production and stock her store. Her dream is to earn a higher income and thus offer her family a better quality of life.
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María, vive con su familia, su madre, sus hermanos y sus dos hijos, los cuales tienen edades de 12 y 13 años, en donde dependen de ella, ya que es madre soltera, no posee familiares en el extranjero. Ella, posee una tienda de productos varios y asimismo se dedica a la venta de antojitos, tales como: pasteles, enchiladas, papitas fritas, entre otros, poco a poco ha ido creciendo en su actividad, una de las ventajas que posee es que tiene conocimiento sobre el mercado que maneja.
El préstamo que requiere le permitirá comprar productos básicos, tales como: frijoles, arroz, azúcar, sal, y también una freidora metálica; esta inversión le ayudara a aumentar la producción y asimismo a surtir la tienda.
Su sueño es generar mayores ingresos para así ofrecerle una mejor calidad de vida a su familia.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Santos to purchase beans, rice, sugar, salt and also a deep-fryer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 12, 2013
Listed
Jul 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014