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Rosa Elena
Sra. Rosa Elena is a member of the communal bank group “Nuevo Amanecer”, which consists of 13 members who live in the Zhidmad community, located about 30 minutes outside the city of Cuenca in southern Ecuador. The main business activities in the area are agriculture and livestock.


Sra. Rosa Elena is 57 years old, married, and has 5 adult children. She also has 13 grandchildren. She owns 2 dairy cows that produce the milk she uses to make cheese, which she sells to dealers. Each week, she produces 10 pounds of cheese. She also grows corn, but it is strictly for family consumption and not for sale.


The loan she is requesting will be used to purchase chickens for breeding. Her future goals include starting a business selling eggs and acquiring some pigs.

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La señora Rosa Elena es socia del Banco Comunal Nuevo Amanecer, un grupo que consiste de 13 socias que viven en la comunidad de Zhidmad, aproximadamente 30 minutos fuera de la ciudad de Cuenca, en el sur de Ecuador. Las principales actividades en la zona son la agricultura y la ganadería.

La señora tiene 57 años, está casada y tiene 5 hijos, todos ya mayores. También tiene 13 nietos. Tiene dos vacas lecheras. Ella ordeña a sus vacas, después hace cuajar a la leche y hace quesos, los cuales vende a negociantes. Hace más o menos 10 libras de queso por semana. Ella también tiene cultivos de maíz, pero es para el consumo de su familia y no para vender.

Rosa Elena está pidiendo este préstamo para poner criaderos de pollos. Su meta para el futuro es poner un negocio de huevos y también comprar chanchos.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 48
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  • $24,300,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Rosa Elena purchase chickens for breeding.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 10, 2009
Listed
Jul 18, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 15, 2010