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Francisco Edgardo
Francisco makes a living selling "minutas" [shaved ice]. He lives with his wife and a child who's in kindergarten. They're the only dependents in his family. He started his business selling shaved ice two years ago to earn income.

He's requesting a loan to invest in buying a new "minuta" cart. This will help him improve his business by having a new point of sale and getting new income because he'll be managing two small carts.

His goals are to have a better income and better living conditions in his family, and to help with his son's education.
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Francisco, se dedica a la venta de minutas, vive con su esposa y un hijo que está en el kínder, son los únicos dependientes de su familia, él inicio su negocio hace dos años, se dedica a la venta de minutas, para conseguir ingresos.
El solicita un préstamo para invertirlo en la compra de un carrito nuevo de minutas, esto le ayudara para mejorar el negocio teniendo un nuevo punto de venta, obtener nuevos ingresos, ya que tendrá en su administración dos carritos de minutas.
Su aspiración es tener mejores ingresos, mejor condición en su familia y ayudar en la educación a su hijo.

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  • $7,500
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Francisco Edgardo to buy a new shaved-ice cart.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2015