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Maria Leonor
L Señora María G. is a member of the Nuevas Amigas (New Friends) Community Bank. She lives in the town of Cuenca which is the third most important town in Ecuador from an economic point of view. The beauty of its architecture, its churches, and its rivers make Cuenca an attractive town.

María is 50 years old. She is married and has four children aged 30, 27, 24, and 23. None of them are married, and three of them are studying and working, and contribute to household expenses. Her third daughter also works. María’s husband has his own mechanic workshop. Through their hard work, they have built their own home.

María works in the home, but on Fridays she works in her butcher’s shop selling beef and chicken as well as vegetables. She’s been doing this for seven years.
María has a very good relationship with all the members of the group; she’s been a member of the bank for two and a half years. She plans to use the loan to buy products for her business. Her dream is to help her children complete their education.
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La Señora María G. es socia del banco comunal Nuevas Amigas, vive en la ciudad de Cuenca, esta ciudad se caracteriza por ser la tercera ciudad más importante económicamente del Ecuador, su belleza arquitectónica, sus iglesias y ríos hacen de esta una ciudad encantadora.

La Señora María tiene 50 años de edad, es casada y tiene 4 hijos quienes se encuentran de 30, 27, 24, 23 años de edad, todos sus hijos son solteros, tres de ellos estudian, trabajan y le ayudan económicamente en su hogar, su tercera hija también trabaja, su esposo tiene un taller de mecánica propio, gracias al trabajo conyugal ha logrado construir su casa propia.

Nuestra señora se dedica a los quehaceres de su hogar y solo los días viernes se dedica a su negocio que es la venta de carne de res y pollo, también vende verduras, esta actividad la realiza hace 7 años.

Tiene una muy buena amistad con todas las socias del banco comunal, es socia hace dos años y medio; su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de productos para su negocio, su sueño es poder ayudarles a sus hijos para que terminen sus estudios.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 94
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  • $24,193,350
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Maria Leonor to buy beef, chicken, and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 25, 2010
Listed
Jul 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 21, 2010