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María Cecilia
Maria is a member of the communal bank "La Gran Amistad." She lives in Cumbe parish, a place with a cold climate and a beautiful view of nature. The people there are very friendly and maintain their culture and the traditions of their parents; they work in retail trade, livestock and agriculture, and many of them go out each day to work in the city of Cuenca.

Maria is 46 years old, married, and has 8 children. Five of her children are married and independent, and her 3 youngest children are ages 18, 15, and 10. Her 18 year-old daughter works to cover her personal expenses. Her 15 year-old is in school, and her youngest daughter is in a small school in the city. Her husband works driving his own bus. The house that they live in is their own property.

Maria has been working selling pork meat for 15 years. She does this work daily from 8am until 8 at night. In her house, she raises pigs and hens that she sells in her community.

Maria has been in her communal bank for 15 years, and she will use the money from this new loan to buy pork meat and pigs so that she can continue with her business.

Her goal is to continue to grow her business.
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La Señora. María es socia del banco comunal La Gran Amistad, vive por la parroquia de Cumbe, este lugar es de clima frió, tiene una hermosa vista de la naturaleza, su gente es muy amable y mantienen su cultura y tradiciones de sus padres, se dedican al comercio, cría de animales, agricultura y muchos salen a trabajar diariamente en la ciudad de Cuenca.

Doña María tiene 46 años, es casada y fruto de su unión conyugal ha concebido 8 hijos de los cuales 5 son casados e independientes, sus tres últimos hijos son de 18, 15 y 10 años de edad, su hija de 18 años trabaja para sus gastos personales, su hijo de 15 años estudia el colegio y su ultima hija en una escuelita de la ciudad. Su esposo labora conduciendo su propia unidad de bus, la casa en la que habita es de su propiedad.

La Señora. María hace 15 años se dedica a la venta de carne de cerdo, trabaja en esta actividad diariamente de domingo a domingo desde las 8 de la mañana hasta las 8 de la noche. En su casa cría chanchos y gallinas que lo vende en su comunidad.

Se encuentra en el banco comunal 15 años y el dinero de su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir para la compra de carne de cerdo y credos para continuar con su negocio.

Su meta es de seguir creciendo en el negocio.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 50
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  • $24,308,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped María Cecilia to buy pork meat and pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 13, 2011
Listed
Aug 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 15, 2012