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Benedita Consuelo
Benedita Consuelo R. S. is a member of the Mejía communal bank which is located in Portoviejo, Manabí province. This is one of Ecuador's most beautiful regions due to its beaches and gastronomy.

Benedita Consuelo has been married for 37 years and has 3 children. She is a housewife but helps her husband to sell his fruits and vegetables (watermelon, melon, cucumber, tomatoes), especially along the coast.

Benedita's husband stocks up on product in Manabí and on Mondays and Tuesdays travels in his van to sell his merchandise in the tourist town of Salinas which is 4 hours away from their home. On the return trip he brings back coarse grain salt to sell in other towns along the way back home like Chone, Olmedo, and Santa Ana .

With the requested funds they will buy more fruit and vegetables to supply other towns in their area as well as surrounding townships.
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La señora Benedita Consuelo R. S. es socia del Banco Comunal Mejía ubicado en Portoviejo provincia de Manabí, ésta es una de las regiones más hermosas del Ecuador por sus playas y gastronomía.

Benedita Consuelo está casada desde hace 37 años tiene 3 hijos, ella se dedicada a los quehaceres del hogar y le ayuda al esposo en el negocio que tienen de frutas y verduras sobre todo de la costa como sandias, melones, pepinos, tomates.

El esposo de Benedita se abastece de los productos en Manabí y los lunes y martes viaja en su camioneta a vender su mercadería en el cantón turístico salinas que esta a una distancia de 4 horas de su terruño, a su regreso trae sal en grano para vender en otros cantones como Chone, Olmedo, Santa Ana, hasta llegar a su localidad.

Con el préstamo solicitado van a comprar más frutas y verduras para abastecer a otras localidades de su cantón y de las comunidades aledañas.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,853,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Benedita Consuelo to buy fruits and vegetables like melon, watermelon, cucumber, tomato, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 23, 2009
Listed
Nov 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 15, 2010