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María Teresa
Ms. María Y. is a member of the Eugenio Espejo communal bank. She lives in the community of Narancay Bajo, some 10 minutes from the city of Cuenca, where most people work in agriculture or animal husbandry. Many people also find work in factories, doing construction, etc. in the city. Some have also migrated to various places around the world in search of better work opportunities.

Ms. María is 27 years old, married, and has two children who are 7 and 4 years old. The children are in school and her husband is a taxi driver. They do not own their own house so they rent.

Doña María has worked as a domestic employee for one year and three months. She works from nine in the morning until five in the afternoon.

This is her third loan through the communal bank and she is happy to be part of a great group of hard-working and enterprising women. Her loan will be used towards her daughter's health, as she is suffering from an intestinal infection and the medicines are expensive.

Her goal is to have her own business selling clothes.
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La Señora. María Y. es socia del banco comunal Eugenio Espejo, vive en la comunidad de Narancay Bajo a unos 10 minutos de la ciudad de Cuenca, en donde su gente se dedica a la agricultura y a la cría de animales, muchos encuentran en la ciudad un trabajo en fábricas, construcción etc., también han migrado a varios lugares del mundo en busca de una mejor oportunidad de trabajo.

La Señora. María tiene 27 años, es casada y tiene 2 hijos de 7 y 4 años de edad que están en la escuela, su esposo es de profesión chofer y labora conduciendo un taxi, no tienen casa propia por lo que viven arrendando.

Doña María trabaja como empleada domestica hace un año y tres meses, labora desde las nueve de la mañana hasta las cinco de la tarde.

Este es el tercer crédito que realiza en la banca comunal y está contenta de formar parte de un gran grupo de mujeres luchadoras y emprendedoras. Su crédito lo va a invertir en la salud de su hija ya que se encuentra con una infección intestinal y los remedios son caros.

Su meta es tener un negocio propio de venta de ropa.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 54
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Teresa to buy medicine for her daughter, who is suffering from an intestinal infection.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 27, 2010
Listed
Oct 14, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011