Celia V. is a member of the Barrio Sucre communal bank. She is someone who struggles daily to have a better future. She is both a housewife and a small farm animal merchant. She raises guinea pigs and chickens that she sells in her own community or even as far as the city of Cuenca. She has done this for several years since it was her parents who initiated her in this kind of work.
She is now in her 4th loan cycle with her communal bank. It was thanks to her niece’s invitation that she became a member of this beautiful group of women. She tells us that the loans have been of great use to her in the construction of her new house.
Celia is 63 years old and lives in a common law union with her partner; they have three adult children who have their own families. Her husband is a bricklayer and, thanks to their marital cooperation, they can now enjoy their own home.
They are now building another house that will be for their children. This is the purpose of the loan they are requesting from the Institution. She will invest in the purchase of: concrete blocks, sand, cement, Eternit (a brand of fiber/concrete roofing tiles and siding), to finish the new house and provide tranquility for their children.
Celia V. es socia del banco comunal Barrio Sucre, es una socia que cada día lucha para tener un mejor porvenir, se dedica a los quehaceres domésticos y a la cría de cuyes, gallinas que los vende en su misma comunidad o sale hasta la ciudad de Cuenca para realizar su venta, esta actividad lo realiza hace varios años ya que sus padres le inculcaron esta labor.
Ahora se encuentra en su cuarto ciclo con su banco comunal y fue gracias a una sobrina que la invito a formar parte de este hermoso grupo de mujeres y nos comenta que los prestamos le han beneficiado mucho en la construcción de su nueva casa.
Celia tiene 63 años y vive en unión libre con su pareja procreando tres hijos que ya son adultos y tiene su propia familia, su esposo es albañil de oficio y gracias a la cooperación marital ahora pueden gozar de su casa propia, por ahora estan contruyendo otra casa que es para sus hijos por lo que el credito solicitado a la Fundación va a invertir en la compra de bloques, arena, cemento, eternir, para terminar la nueva casa y darles tranquilidad a sus hijos.
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