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María Rosa
María V. is a member of the "Nueva Amistad" (New Friendship) community bank. She lives in San Capa community which is in Cumbe parish. This parish is noted for its fields full of crops since its residents work in agriculture and livestock farming. Many of its people find work in the city to help their household incomes.

María is 65 years old. She is a single mother and has 5 grown-up children. All of her children are married and live independently. Maria lives in her own home with her 14 year-old grandson who studies at a school in the city.

Maria works as a farmer, growing vegetables. She also raises chickens, guinea pigs and cattle. She sells her cows' milk to the milk trucks that pass through her area and she sells all of her animals in her community.

Maria is a founding member of her community bank and she likes it because she has some very good friends in the group. She will invest her loan money in buying animals such as chickens, pigs, etc. Her goal is to have more animals to raise.
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La Señora María V. es socia del banco comunal Nueva Amistad, vive en la comunidad de San Capa que es perteneciente a la parroquia de Cumbe, esta parroquia se caracteriza por sus campos llenos de cultivos ya que su gente se dedica a la agricultura y a la ganadería, mucha de su gente encuentra en la ciudad un trabajo para ayudar a la economía de su hogar.

La Señora. María tiene 65 años, es madre soltera de 5 hijos, son todos mayores de edad, casados y viven independientes. Vive en su casa propia acompañada de un nieto de 14 años que estudia en un colegio de la ciudad.

Doña María labora en la agricultura, siembra hortalizas y también se dedica a la cría de pollos, cuyes y ganado. Vende la leche a los carros lecheros que pasan por el sector y todos sus animales los vende en su comunidad.

Nuestra socia es fundadora del banco comunal y le gusta porque tiene muy buenas amigas, el dinero de su crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de animales como son pollos, cerdos, etc. Su meta es tener más animales para la cría.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
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  • $24,300,700
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped María Rosa to buy chickens, pigs and guinea pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 17, 2010
Listed
Jan 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011