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Carmen Piedad
Señora Carmen is a member of the Las Américas community bank, and she lives in the parish of La Victoria del Portete. This parish has a cold climate, and its people work in trade and animal husbandry. Many of the parish's people work in the city of Cuenca, and others have migrated to other countries in search of better opportunities.

Doña Carmen is 53 years old. She lives with her husband and has conceived 6 children who are 33, 32, 30, 24, 12 and 10 years old. Her eldest four children work and help her financially, her youngest but one child is studying in junior college and her youngest child is in a small school in the city. Her husband works in construction. They don't have their own home, so they live in a house where he is working.

Señora Carmen works tending a farm, an activity she has been performing for 10 years. She also works raising cattle. This is her second loan made ​​through the community bank and she will invest it in the purchase of building materials so that they can start building their home. Her goal is to finish her house.
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La Señora Carmen es socia del banco comunal Las Américas, vive por la parroquia La Victoria del Portete, esta parroquia es de clima frió, su gente se dedica al comercio, a la cría de animales y mucha de su gente labora en la ciudad de Cuenca y otros han migrado a otros países en busca de mejores oportunidades.

Doña Carmen tiene 53 años, vive en unión libre y ha concebido 6 hijos de 33, 32, 30, 24, 12 y 10 años de edad, sus cuatro primeros hijos trabajan y le ayudan económicamente, su penúltimo hijo estudia en el colegio y su ultimo hijo esta en una escuelita de la ciudad. Su esposo labora como albañil, no tiene casa propia ya que vive en una casa de donde trabaja.

La Señora Carmen labora cuidando una hacienda, esta actividad la desempeña hace 10 años. También se dedica a la cría de ganado.

Se encuentra en su segundo crédito que realiza en el banco comunal y lo va a invertir en la compra de materiales de construcción ya que va a comenzar a constrir su casa.

Su meta es terminar su casa.

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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 34
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  • $23,216,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Carmen Piedad to buy construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 10, 2011
Listed
Jun 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 15, 2012