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Maria Isabel
María Isabel has been a widow for several years. Her only source of income is her widow's pension which she receives the first of every month. In order to increase her income, she started selling food at the factory where her daughter works. She receives orders from the workers for items such as taquitos (small tacos), chiles rellenos (stuffed peppers), tamales, etc. In order to continue with sales she needs to buy ingredients so she can increase her earnings.
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María Isabel desde hace varios años quedo viudo, y su única fuente de ingresos que le quedo fue la pensión por viudez, dinero que solo se le otorga por cada primero de cada mes. Para tener un ingreso mayor opto por vender comida en la maquiladora donde su hija trabaja, el producto lo ofrecen sobre pedido a sus compañeros donde le solicitan taquitos, chiles rellenos, tamales y mas. Para seguir con su venta necesita comprar la materia prima y de esta manera ella obtendrá mayores ganancias.

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  • $15,600
    Average annual income
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  • $22,241,875
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  • 11.6
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Maria Isabel to buy food ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 23, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012