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Nidia is 54 years old and lives in San Gabriel, Ecuador. She is married and lives with her husband. She and her husband have four children who are all married. Nidia is an entrepreneurial person who is willing to fight for her goals. Nidia sells milk from her milk cows. She wants to increase her business by buying another milk cow. Nidia started her business by buying and reselling milk. She was a milk seller in this manner for ten years. With time, she purchased her own milk cow. Now, she works with the help of her husband. Her work is going well and she has many clients who buy her milk. This is her second loan and Nidia hopes it will improve her life and the life of her family. Nidia’s dream is to have a milking machine so that she would no longer have to milk her cows by hand.

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About VisionFund Ecuador

VisionFund Ecuador is a microenterprise development fund that supports groups of entrepreneurs who lack access to formal financial systems. The organization works with vulnerable populations, especially women, in the marginalized urban and rural sectors of Ecuador. Its clients work in a variety of sectors including agriculture, artisan crafts and the commercial and service sectors. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to expand the organization’s services to the poor living in more rural parts of Ecuador.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,071,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Nidia to purchase a new milk cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012