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Señora Irene is 64 years old and has lived in a social welfare house for the last 15 years. She has been pensioned for 3 years and her pension is her only source of income with which to pay for her basic necessities of food, footwear and clothing, utility payments. Señora Irene is covered for medical services, but requires more specialized tests to be performed. She already has tan appointment for hese tests but not for 2 more months. She knows that due to her age she is much more susceptible to age-related diseases which is why Sra. Irene needs to know as soon as possible the results of these tests as she doesn't want to fall ill in the future with an illness that if detected in time could be avoided. This is why she is asking for help to have the medical tests done.
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La señora Irene tiene 64 años vive en una casa de interés social desde hace 15 años ella sola, es pensionada desde hace 3 años y su pensión es su única fuente de ingresos para solventar su necesidades básicas de alimentación, calzado y vestido, pago de servicios. La señora Irene cuenta con servicio medico, pero ella requiere hacerse unos estudios mas especializados que ya tiene programados pero para dentro de 2 meses, ella sabe que por su edad esta expuesta a contraer enfermedades causadas por la edad con mucha facilidad es por ello que la Sra. Irene requiere saber cuanto antes el resultado de esos estudios ya que no se quiere ver enferma a futuro con una enfermedad que si se detectaría a tiempo no le trajera consecuencias y es por ello que solicita el apoyo para realizarse esos estudios médicos

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

A loan of $200 helped Irene to have a medical checkup.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2011
Oct 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012