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Juan Jose
Juan is a farmer from the Chacaraseca community on the outskirts of León. He is 39, single and has been in agriculture for over ten years. He learned the trade from his parents who used to raise cattle and pigs. He planted his first crop when he was 19 and gained more experience before becoming independent from his father.

Currently, he is growing vegetables and basic grains as well as and raising pigs to sell. He has requested a loan to buy pigs since this is a business that generates a good income, which he uses to cover production costs and will invest in planting sesame, yucca and corn for the upcoming season. He also wants to increase the sale of pigs and cattle.
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Juan ,agricultor de la comunidad Chacaraseca en las afueras de León , 39 años de edad, soltero ,tiene mas de 10 años de dedicarse a esta actividad la cual aprendió de sus padres que se dedicaban a la sierra y crianza de ganado y cerdos. El hizo su primera siembra a los 19 años de edad, luego fue adquiriendo mas experiencia hasta lograr ser independientes de sus padre.
Actualmente siembra hortalizas, granos básico y se dedica a la crianza de cerdos para vender. El realizo el crédito para compra de cerdos. Pues la venta y crianza de cerdos es una actividad que genera buenos ingresos los cuales utiliza para para los costos de producción, invertir en siembra de ajonjolí, yuca , maíz cultivos que piensa sembrar próximamente y rabien quiere incrementar su ventas de cerdo de raza y ganado.

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
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  • $25,733,350
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Juan Jose to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2012
Feb 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013