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Lidia Oliva
Lidia, 35, lives in Cotacachi with her husband and two children who are 14 and 4 years of age. Lidia describes herself as a calm, cheerful, sincere person who tries not to create problems for herself.

She works making dresses out of Hindu fabric that she delivers to Otavalo. She’s been working with FODEMI since 2002. The loan she’s asking for is to buy 150 meters of fabric and also to buy thread. With this investment she’ll increase her work, her sales and her income which will help her provide a better education for her children. Her dream is to have a larger workshop to employ more people and continue to provide the best for her family.
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Lidia tiene 35 años vive en Cotacachi con su esposo con sus dos hijos que tienen 14 y 4 años de edad. Lidia se describe como una persona tranquila, alegre, sincera y no se hace problema por nada.

Trabaja en la confección de vestidos de tela indú las mismas que entrega a oTAVALO. Trabaja con FODEMI desde el 2002, el crédito que solicita es para la compra de 150 metros de tela y también para la compra de hilos.

Con esta inversión incrementará: su trabajo, sus ventas, sus ingresos lo cual ayudará para dar una mejor educación a sus hijos.

Su sueño es tener un taller más grande para poder emplear a más gente y seguir dando lo mejor a su familia.

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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
  • 98
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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 $1,100 helped Lidia Oliva to buy fabric and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2011
Sep 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012