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Bertha Maria
Bertha is 53 years old and is a single mother to her son. She is from the city of Granada, and she makes a living operating a convenience store. Bertha sells sweets, snacks and soft drinks at her business in order to generate income to support her family. When her father's health started to decline sharply and her sister died, Bertha decided to start a business to help her father financially. She has done very well with her business, and her goal is to increase the variety of merchandise she offers to her customers.

With the support from this loan, Bertha plans to purchase merchandise to stock her business, including: cookies, nachos, various flavors of soft drinks in bulk and many other items. She hopes this investment will help her to expand her business and increase overall profits. Her future plan is to grow and strengthen her business and her customer base while also making improvements to the store itself.
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Doña Bertha tiene 53 años de edad, madre soltera de un hijo. Es originaria de la ciudad de Granada. De oficio comerciante, se dedica a la venta de golosinas y gaseosas. Inicio este negocio, por la necesidad de ingresos en su familia. Su papa’ se enferma y al poco tiempo muere su hermana, desde entonces, toma la decisión de poner este negocio para ayudar a su papa’ económicamente. Hasta la fecha cuenta con un negocio prospero. Su meta próxima es incorporar más productos en su local. Solicita el crédito para comprar: gaseosas al por mayor de distintos sabores, galletas, nachos entre otros; con el fin de lograr una amplia oferta de bebidas y de confiterías. Estima que este crédito le será de ayuda ya que lograra crecer un poco más su negocio y obtener mejores ganancias. Su plan futuro es solidificar el negocio mediante una buena clientela y mejores condiciones del local.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Bertha Maria to purchase cookies, nachos, various flavors of soft drinks in bulk and other items to stock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 13, 2013
Listed
Nov 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014