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María Auxiliadora
María Auxiliadora R. G. is a member of Dapreydi community bank in Tosagua, part of Manabí province. She has been married for 16 years and has two children, ages 15 and 30.

María Auxiliadora prepares food; she has a restaurant in the city center where she offers breakfast, lunch, and typical regional dishes such as caldo de gallina criolla (traditional chicken broth), viche (thick fish soup with plantain), and seco de gallina (chicken stew cooked in a sauce of beer, onions, garlic, peppers, tomatoes, herbs and spices). She also manages the restaurant and employees an assistant.

She has done this work for many years. Her restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. During the rest of the afternoon she does housework and prepares for the following day's work. Over the years she has gained many loyal customers.

The loan she is requesting will be invested in her business for the purchase of food supplies and kitchenware, so that she can offer the best service to her customers. María Auxiliadora's dream is to own a space that is big enough to have her restaurant in as well as to venture into clothing and cosmetics sales, which are both very profitable businesses.
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La señora María Auxiliadora R. G. es socia del Banco Comunal Dapreydi en Tosagua un cantón de la provincia de Manabí, está casada desde hace 16 años tiene dos hijos de 15 y 30 años.

María Auxiliadora se dedica a la preparación de alimentos, tiene un restaurant en el centro de la ciudad donde ofrece desayunos, almuerzos, y platos típicos de la región como caldo de gallina criolla, viche, seco de gallina, además es ella la que se encarga de la sazón y cuenta con la ayuda de una señora.

María Auxiliadora viene realizando esta labor desde hace muchos años, atiende de lunes a sábado de 6:30 a 15:00, el tiempo que le queda de la tarde lo dedica a los quehaceres de su hogar y a dejar adelantando su trabajo para el día siguiente, cuenta que durante estos años ha logrado mantener clientes fijos que llegan ya a cuarenta.

El préstamo que está solicitando es para invertir en su negocio en la compra de víveres para preparar sus comidas y para adquirir menaje de cocina para ofrecer un mejor servicio a sus clientes.

El sueño de María Auxiliadora es tener un local bastante amplio para su restaurant y que sea de su propiedad, así como incursionar en la venta de ropa y cosméticos ya que es un negocio muy rentable.

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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped María Auxiliadora purchase of food supplies and kitchenware.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 21, 2009
Listed
Oct 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 15, 2010