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Martha Patricia
Martha M. is a member of the Génesis community bank. She lives in the city of Cuenca in the parish of Chiquintad. The city is well known for the beauty of its streets and its many churches. The people are very warm and friendly.

For the last 8 months, Doña Martha has been selling different kinds of handicrafts, such as dolls, kitchen decorations, ceramic objects, etc. She sells her products around the city, but she works very little because she has kidney failure, which limits her daily activities.

Martha is 42 years old and has three children, who are 14, 12, and 9 years old. The two eldest are daughters, who are in school, while the third, a son, studies in the city. Her husband is a master gasfitter. They live in a house they built together.

She has been a member of the community bank for 12 years, and all of her previous loans have helped her in her work and housekeeping. She will use the latest loan to buy more merchandise. Her goal is to get back the oil changing business she lost because of expenses related to her illness.
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La Señora. Martha M. es socia del banco comunal Génesis, vive por la parroquia de Chiquintad en la ciudad de Cuenca, esta ciudad es reconocida por la belleza de sus calles, sus iglesias hacen de esta una ciudad religiosa, su gente es muy calida y amable.

Doña Martha se dedica a la venta de todo tipo de manualidades como son muñecas, adornos de cocina, adornos de cerámica etc., actividad que realiza hace 8 meses y vende sus productos recorriendo la ciudad, trabaja muy poco debido a que sufre de insuficiencia renal lo que le limita en sus actividades diarias.

La Señora. Martha tiene 42 años, es casada y tiene 3 hijos de 14, 12 y 9 años de edad, sus dos primeras hijas estudian en el colegio y su ultimo hijo en una escuela de la ciudad. Su esposo es maestro gasfitero, con el trabajo conyugal han logrado construir su casa propia.

Es socia de la banca comunal hace 12 años y todos los créditos le han beneficiado en su trabajo y en su hogar, su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de mas mercadería. Su meta es de volver a tener su lubricadora la misma que ha perdido por gastos de su enfermedad.


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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $23,448,500
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Martha Patricia to buy dolls, kitchen decorations, ceramic objects, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 3, 2010
Listed
Dec 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011