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Libia Mercedes
Libia O. is a member of Nuevos Horizontes (New Horizons) community bank and lives in the María Auxiliadora sector of the city of Cuenca. It is a city known for its beautiful scenery, its mixture of colonial and modern traits, its four rivers that make it unique, and its gastronomy that captivates locals and foreigners alike. Libia is 61 years old, married and has five adult children, three who are married and live on their own and two who are single and work and help with household expenses. Her husband works as a private employee in a factory. They do not have their own home so they rent. Libia dedicates herself to taking care of the house but in her free time she makes a living selling clothing, footwear, etc. She has traveled the city selling her products for the past seven years, working from Monday through Saturday. She has belonged to her community bank for 12 years, and the loans have helped her grow her business little by little. She plans to use this loan to invest in the purchase of more clothing and footwear. Her goal is to keep working and grow her business even more.
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La Señora. Libia O. es socia del banco comunal Nuevos Horizontes, vive por el sector de María Auxiliadora en la ciudad de Cuenca, esta ciudad cuenta con la belleza de sus paisajes que se mezclan entre lo colonial y lo moderno, sus 4 ríos que la bañan hacen de esta una ciudad única, su gastronomía cautiva el paladar de propios y extraños.

Doña Libia tiene 61 años, es casada y tiene 5 hijos que son mayores de edad, tres de ellos son casados viven independientes, sus dos hijos solteros trabajan y ayudan en la economía de su hogar. Su esposo labora como empleado privado en una fábrica, no tiene casa propia por lo que viven arrendando.

La Señora Libia se dedica a los quehaceres de su hogar pero en sus tiempos libres se dedica a la venta de ropa, calzado, etc., recorrer la ciudad vendiendo sus productos hace 7 años, labora de lunes a sábados.

Es socia del banco comunal hace 12 años tiempo el cual los créditos le han permitido crecer poco a poco en su negocio, el dinero de su crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de más ropa y calzado. Su meta es seguir trabajando y crecer mucho más en su negocio.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 19
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  • $22,541,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Libia Mercedes purchase clothing and footwear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 23, 2010
Listed
Jan 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011