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Norma Patricia
Sra. Norma lives in the sector of Yanuncay in the city of Cuenca, which is known for its cold climate as well as its natural, architectural, and cultural beauty. It is the third largest city in Ecuador. The people are warm and friendly.


Doña Norma is 36 years old, married, and has two children (ages 16 and 14) who attend high school in the city. Her husband is abroad because he had to look for work in order to provide a better future for their family. Norma owns the home that she lives in.


She is an artisan who makes fireworks. Norma has been in this business for 15 years and works Sunday through Sunday without a fixed schedule.


She is receiving her third loan as a member of the Communal Bank. She will invest in the purchase of materials such as reeds, newspaper, cardboard, glue, cords, and other items so that she can continue her work. Her goal is to expand her business.

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La Señora. Norma vive por el sector de Yanuncay en la ciudad de Cuenca, esta ciudad es de clima frió, cuenta con una gran belleza natural, arquitectónica y cultural, es la tercera ciudad de más importante del país, su gente es muy cálida y amable.

Doña Norma tiene 36 años, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 2 hijos de 16 y 14 años de edad que estudian en un colegio de la ciudad. Su esposo se encuentra en el extranjero, ha migrado en busca de trabajo para ofrecerle un mejor futuro a su familia. La casa en la que habita es de su propiedad.

La Señora Norma es artesana, trabaja en la elaboración de juegos artificiales, esta actividad lo realiza hace 15 años, labora de domingo a domingo sin un horario fijo.

En el banco comunal se encuentra en su tercer crédito y lo va a invertir en la compra de materiales como carrizos, papel periódico, cartón, pega, piola, etc. para continuar con su trabajo.

Su meta es agrandar su negocio.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 63
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,498,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Norma Patricia to purchase reeds, newspaper, cardboard, glue, cords, and other items for making fireworks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 15, 2011
Listed
Aug 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 15, 2012