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Yury Monserrate
In La Pila in the Montecristi canton the La Pila community bank meets every two weeks. This place is very well known in the province and on the country for its rich cultural tradition. A large vareity of artisanal crafts can be foun din this place, made by its inhabitants following their tradition customs.

Here we meet Yury. She is 22 years old and is in a common law marriage and a mother of a beautiful 2 years and six month old daughter. Her husband is a merchant who sells artisanal craft. She has been in the community bank for three years. She is the secretary of the bank and shelikes it because she gets along well with all of the other members.

Besides taking care of her young daughter, she is also a merchant. She buys and sells artisanal crafts such as ornaments and ceramics. She has a store in her parents in law's house where she sells all types of artisanal crafts. She works from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. with her husband. He is in charge of finishing the objects since they buy them semi-finished. She has been in the business for three years and it has gone very well for her. She buys her products from area artisans.

This loan is to buy more artisanal crafts in all types and designs to supply her business. She has spent three years in the community bank and she likes it because they started their business with the first loan.

Her dream is to have her own house, since they live in their in-law's house.
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En el sitio la pila del cantón Montecristi se reúne cada quince días el Banco Comunal La Pila. Este lugar es muy conocido en la provincia y en el país por su rica cultura tradicional, en este lugar se puede encontrar una gran variedad de artesanía que son elaboradas por sus habitantes siguiendo las costumbres tradicionales.

En este lugar conocimos a la señora Yury, tiene 22 años de edad y mantiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene una linda nena de 2 años y seis meses. El marido es comerciante vende artesanía. Está en el Banco Comunal desde hace tres años, es la secretaria del banco y le gusta porque se lleva muy bien con todas sus compañeras.

Ella además de estar al tanto de su pequeña hija también se dedica al comercio, compra y vende artesanías como adornos y cerámicas, tiene un local en la casa de sus suegros en el cual vende todo tipo de artesanía, trabaja todos los días desde las 8h00 hasta las 17h00, ella trabaja con su esposo, él se encarga de darles el acabado a las obras ya que las compran semi terminadas para luego venderla a sus clientes. Llevan tres años con su negocio y le ha ido bastante bien. Sus productos compran a artesanos de la zona.

Este crédito es para comprar más artesanía de todas las formas y modelos para surtir su negocio. Lleva tres años en el Banco Comunal y le gusta porque con el primer crédito ellos empezaron su negocio.

Su sueño es tener casa propia ya que viven en la casa de los suegros.

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

A loan of $900 helped Yury Monserrate to buy all types of artisanal crafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 19, 2011
Listed
May 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011