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Jenny Rosario
The Chimborazo Community Bank meets every two weeks in the Picoaza parish of the town of Portoviejo. It’s well known as a business hub, as well as for its traditional festivals and its fun-loving people.

32-year old Sra. Jenny lives there. She is married and has two children aged 9 and 2. The older one attends school. Her husband is a businessman. As well as being a good housewife, Jenny sells men’s, women’s, and children’s underwear door to door. Depending on the orders she gets from her customers and the time she has available, she works three days a week, three to four hours a day, as she also has to attend to the needs of her children and the house in general.

Jenny has been doing this work for a year and a half and all has gone very well. She is able to help her husband with household expenses. She goes to Guayaquil to buy the merchandise whenever new stock is needed.

With the loan Jenny plans to buy more underwear. This is her fourth loan cycle with her community bank and she enjoys being a member as with one of the loans she was able to start a business. Her dream is own a second business.
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El Banco Comunal Chimborazo se reúne cada quince días en la parroquia Picoaza de la ciudad de Portoviejo. Lugar conocido por ser una zona muy comercial, por sus fiestas tradicionales de San Pedro y San Pablo y por la alegría de su gente.

En este lugar conocimos a la señora Jenny, tiene 32 años de edad, está casada y de esta relación tienen dos hijos de 9 y 2 años de edad, el mayor estudian en escuela. El marido es comerciante.

Ella además de ser una gran ama de casa también se dedica al comercio, vende ropa interior tanto de damas, caballeros y niños, su forma de venta es puerta a puerta y a base de pedidos que sus clientes le realizan, trabaja tres días a la semana de tres a cuatro horas dependiendo del tiempo que tenga, ya que también tiene que estar al tanto de las necesidades de sus hijos y del hogar en general. Nos cuenta que lleva un año y medio y que le ha ido muy bien ya que con estos ingresos ella ayuda a su esposo con los gastos del hogar. Su mercadería la compra en Guayaquil cada vez que necesita.

Este crédito lo va emplear en comprar ropa interior para damas, caballeros y niños. Lleva cuatro ciclos en el Banco Comunal y le gusta porque con uno de los créditos ella pudo poner su negocio.

Su sueño es tener otro negocio.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 45
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  • $24,295,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Jenny Rosario to buy men’s, women’s, and children’s underwear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 20, 2011
Listed
Jul 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 15, 2011