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Israel Alberto
Twenty-five-year-old Isreal is single, lives with Melvi and has two children who depend on his income.

He has been making a living by offering carpentry services (making tables and chairs) since he was very young and has worked independently for about four years. For the assembly and sanding of the tables and chairs, he has the help of his partner. All the output of tables and chairs is delivered to the market to different vendors, who are tasked with selling them. In this way, he generates the income necessary to be able to support his family.

The current request for a loan is to buy raw material (wood) to make tables and chairs so that in this way he can generate more income in order to satisfy his economic needs. Isreal is a responsible person and has a lot of desire to succeed, while always watching out for the well-being of his family.
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El señor Israel de 25 años de edad,es soltero, vive con la señora Melvi, tiene 2 hijos que dependen de sus ingresos, se dedica a prestar servicios de carpintería (fabricación de mesas y sillas) desde muy joven y trabaja de manera independiente desde hace 4 años, para el armado y lijado de mesas y sillas cuenta con la ayuda de su conyugue, toda la fabricación de mesas y sillas son entregadas en el mercado a distintas comerciantes, las que se encargan de venderlas, de esta manera genera los ingresos necesarios para poder sustentar a su familia, la presente solicitud de crédito es para la compra de materia prima (madera) para la fabricación de mesas y sillas, para de esta manera generar mayores ingresos y poder satisfacer sus necesidades económicas, el señor es una persona responsable y tiene muchas ganas de superarse, siempre velando por el bienestar de su familia.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
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  • $36,721,100
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Israel Alberto to buy raw material (wood).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2014
May 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015