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Zoila Balvina
Mrs. Zoila Z. P. is a member of the San Vicente community bank, which belongs to the parish of La Victoria del Portete. This place has a cold climate. Its people work with cattle and farming. A lot of them go every day to the city of Cuenca to work in different activities.

Zoila is 42 years old. She is married and has 4 children, aged 20, 18, 15 and 13 years old. Her oldest son works and helps with the household expenses. Her three younger children go to high school. Her husband works as a bricklayer in contruction.

Zoila has done embroidery for 20 years. She has a small workshop in her house and she learned this job by working at it. She works every day depending on how much work there is and has no set schedule. She also raises guinea pigs, pigs, chickens and sheep, which are for her consumption and to sell.

In the community bank, her loan will be used to invest in buying a cow to grow in this activity.
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La Señora Zoila Z. P. es socia del banco comunal San Vicente, vive en la comunidad de San Vicente que pertenece a la parroquia de La Victoria del Portete, este lugar es de clima frió, su gente se dedica a la ganadería, agricultura y muchos salen diariamente a la ciudad de Cuenca a laborar en diferentes actividades.

La Señora. Zoila tiene 42 años, es casada y tiene 4 hijos de 20, 18, 15 y 13 años de edad, su primer hijo trabaja y le ayuda en la economía del hogar, sus tres últimos hijos estudian en el colegio. Su esposo labora en el área de la construcción como albañil.

Doña Zoila trabaja realizando bordados hace 20 años, cuenta con un pequeño taller en su casa y este oficio lo ha aprendido trabajando, labora todos los días dependiendo de cuanto trabajo tenga y sin un horario fijo. También cría cuyes, chanchos, gallinas y borregos que son para su consumo y para la venta.

En la banca comunal está desde que lo fundaron, su crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de una vaca para crecer en esta actividad.

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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 32
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  • $23,087,325
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Zoila Balvina to buy a cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 25, 2011
Listed
Apr 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Oct 15, 2011