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Clara Luz
Señora. Clara is a member of the communal bank, Nuevos Horizontes ("New Horizons"). She lives in the city center of Cuenca, a city known for its beautiful landscape, colonial city center, culture, tradition, gatronomy, and people. She is 69 years old and a single mother of 3 daughters, all of whom are married. She lives with one of her daughters with whom she shares the household costs. She also cares for her granddaughter of 10 years old, who is an orphan. She does not own her home, but rents it.

Señora Clara is a vendor and is constantly traveling to different places, carrying her merchandise with her to sell. She sells clothes, covers, sheets, plates, mugs, utensils, etc. She has been working in this line of business for over 30 years.

She has been a member of this communal bank for over 12 years. She is very happy to be a part of it since the credits have benefited the growth of her business. She plans to invest her new credit in the purchase of clothes, covers, sheets, plates, mugs, utensils, etc. that she could then sell. Her goal is to grow her business.
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La Señora. Clara es socia del banco comunal Nuevos Horizontes, vive por el centro de la ciudad de Cuenca, ciudad que es reconocida por la belleza de sus paisajes, su centro colonial, su cultura, tradiciones, gastronomía y su gente.

La Señora. Clara tiene 69 años, es madre soltera de 3 hijas que son mayores de edad y casadas, vive con una de sus hijas con quien comparte los gastos del hogar. También cuida de su pequeña nieta de 10 años quien es huérfana. No tiene casa propia por lo que vive arrendando.

Doña Clara es comerciante ambulante y constantemente viaja a diferentes lugares para traer su mercadería, ella vende ropa, cobijas, sabanas, platos, tazas, cubiertos, etc. En este negocio lleva 30 años.

Lleva 12 años en el banco comunal y está muy contenta de pertenecer a ella ya que los créditos le han beneficiado para crecer en su negocio, su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de ropa, cobijas, sabanas, platos, tazas, cubiertos, etc. para la venta.

Su meta es crecer más en su negocio.




About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 51
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  • $24,303,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Clara Luz purchase clothes, covers, sheets, plates, mugs, utensils, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 2, 2011
Listed
Jun 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011