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Julia María
Julia is a member of the Las Toquilleras Communal Bank. The members live in the Sigsig canton. This canton is frequently visited for it beautiful scenery and its landscape. Most of its inhabitants make panama hats. They also work in agriculture and raise animals. They are very amiable people who are very hospitable.

Julia, age, 44 is married and has seven children. They children are 24, 22, 21, 18, 15, 11, and 7 years old. Her first child works and helps her financially. Her second and third are married and independent. Her 18 year old goes to high school in the area. Her 15 year old works because he does not like school. The last two children are in school in the area. Her husband works as a bricklayer in construction. Through their joint efforts they built their own house.

Julia makes panama hats, and she has been doing this since she was eight years old. She learned and inherited this business activity from her mother. She sells her hats from her home. She also raises chickens, guinea pigs, and pigs. They are for her consumption and also to sell.

This is her second loan in her communal bank. She will use it to buy chickens and chicken feed.

Her goal is to grow in each one of her businesses.
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La Señora. Julia es socia del banco comunal Las Toquilleras, viven por el cantón Sigsig, este cantón es muy visitado por la belleza de sus paisajes y por su naturaleza, la mayoría de su gente se dedica a fabricar sombreros de paja toquilla, también trabajan en la agricultura y cría de animales, son personas muy amables y con una gran hospitalidad.

Doña Julia tiene 44 años, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 7 hijos de 24, 22, 21, 18, 15, 11 y 7 años de edad, su primer hijo trabaja y le ayuda económicamente, su segundo y tercer hijo son casados e independientes, su hijo de 18 años está estudiando en un colegio del sector, su hijo de 15 años trabaja ya que no le gusta el estudio y sus dos últimos hijos estudian en una escuelita del sector. Su esposo labora en el área de la construcción como albañil, con el trabajo de los dos han construido su casa propia.

La Señora Julia se dedica a tejer sombreros de paja toquilla desde que tenía 8 años de edad, esta actividad aprendió y heredo de su madre, sus sombreros los vende en su casa. También se dedica a la cría de gallinas, cuyes y cerdos. que son para su consumo y también para la venta

Este es su segundo crédito que realiza en el banco comunal y lo va a invertir en la compra de pollos y alimento para los mismos.

Su meta es crecer en cada uno de sus negocios.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
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  • $24,212,550
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Julia María to buy chickens and chicken feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 23, 2011
Listed
Jul 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011