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David is 47 years old and lives at his in-laws house in the Tabladita zone of the Mendez Arcos district, in the town of Tarija. David is married to Primitiva Oña Ramirez who is 45 years old. They have 5 children. David has been a bricklayer for more than 20 years and has done construction in different parts of town.

David wants to increase his income to improve his family's life but tells us that he needs to purchase more working tools. This is why this loan will be used to buy more tools so that he can increase his income.

David tells us that he wants to give his wife and children the most comfort he can and for that he says that the next loan he requests will be to improve the conditions of the house he lives in.
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El señor David L. C. tiene 47 años y vive en casa de sus suegros en la zona Tabladita del Barrio Méndez Arcos de la ciudad de Tarija. David es casado con la señora primitiva Oña Ramírez de 45 años de edad con quien tiene 5 hijos. David se dedica a trabajar como albañil desde hace más de 20 años teniendo obras en diferentes puntos de esta ciudad.

David quiere tener mejores ingresos para brindarles una mejor vida a su familia pero el nos cuenta que tiene la necesidad de comprar más herramientas de trabajo. Es por eso que el crédito será destinado a la compra de más herramientas, para de ese modo poder incrementar sus ingresos.
David nos cuenta que quiere darles a su esposa e hijos toda la comodidad que pueda, por eso nos dice que el próximo crédito que solicite será para mejorar las condiciones de la casa donde vive.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped David purchase of tools for construction work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011