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Martha, 39, is separated; she has three children who are 17, 12 and 8 years old. She sells auto spare parts in a stand in the 16 de Julio zone, the most crowded street fair in the city of El Alto. This loan is her first sequence within the institution. Martha will use the loan to buy auto spare parts at wholesale to stock her stand to offer a wider variety of products to her customers and thus generate higher income. Her reason for asking for the loan is lack of capital. Martha facts challenges in her business which are to improve it. She will use profits to increase her working capital and to continue growing in her business.
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La Sra. Martha tiene 39 años y es separada con 3 hijos que son de las edades de 17,12 y 8 años, se dedica a la venta de repuestos de automóviles, en su puesto de venta que se encuentra en la zona 16 de julio, en la feria mas populosa de la ciudad de El Alto, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Martha va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de repuestos de automóviles por mayor para surtir su puesto de venta y de esta manera ofrecer variedad de productos a su clientes, y así generar mayores ingresos, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es falta de capital, la Sra. Martha enfrenta retos en su negocio que son mejorar en su negocio y utilizara los beneficios en aumentar su capital de trabajo y seguir creciendo en su negocio.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 124
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  • $36,246,475
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Martha to buy spare parts at wholesale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013