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Celia María
Celia María C. is a member of the communal bank Damas Responsables (Responsible Women) and lives in the Visorrey area of the city of Cuenca. The city is known for maintaining its own culture and traditions, and its historical center was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on December 1, 1999.

Celia is 70 years old, married, and has 11 adult children, seven of whom are married and live in her house sharing the costs. Her four unmarried children work and also contribute to the household finances. Her husband is retired and spends his time in the house, which they own and built together.

Celia does the household chores in their home, in which she raises guinea pigs, chickens, and pigs that she sells when she has the need. She is also involved in farming, sowing corn and vegetables which are used to feed her large family. She sells the chickens in the city markets.

She has been a member of the communal bank for six years and all of the loans have benefitted her business. The new loan she is taking through the communal bank will be used to buy chickens.

Her goal is to continue growing her business and maintain her health.
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La Señora Celia María C. es socia del banco comunal Damas Responsables, vive por el sector de Visorrey en la ciudad de Cuenca. Esta ciudad se caracteriza por mantener aun su cultura y tradiciones, tiene su centro histórico que fue nombrado el 1 de diciembre 1999 como patrimonio cultural de la humanidad.

Doña Celia tiene 70 años, es casada y tiene 11 hijos mayores de edad, siete de ellos son casados y viven en su casa compartiendo gastos, sus cuatro hijos solteros trabajan y también aportan para la economía del hogar. Su esposo es jubilado y pasa en la casa, la casa en la que viven es propia y lo han construido con el trabajo de los dos.

La Señora Celia se dedica a los quehaceres domésticos en su hogar en donde cría cuyes,pollos y cerdos a los cuales los vende cuando tiene alguna necesidad, también se dedica a la agricultura, siembra maíz y hortalizas que los utilizan para el consumo de su numerosa familia. A sus pollos los vende en las ferias de la ciudad.

Es socia de la banca comunal hace 6 años y todos los créditos le han beneficiado para su negocio, el nuevo crédito que realiza en la banca comunal lo va a invertir en la compra de pollos.

Su meta es seguir creciendo en su negocio y mantener su salud.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
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  • $24,223,100
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Celia María to buy chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 14, 2010
Listed
Sep 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011