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María Zoila
Mrs. María is a member of the Tocte Community Bank. She lives in Tocte, a place surrounded by natural beauty. The people there have maintained their culture and traditions. Most of the community members work in agriculture and raising animals. Others make hand-crafted goods or go into the city for work.

María is 57, and she and her husband have seven adult children, all of whom are married and independent. Currently they live with two of their grandchildren, 11 and 9 respectively, who are studying at the local school. Her husband works in agriculture, and they home they live in is on their property.

María also works in agriculture. Though much of what she grows is for household consumption, she sells the excess crops. She also raises guinea pigs, pigs, chickens, and cows, which she sells when she is in financial need.

This will be her third loan with the community bank, and she will use the money to buy sod and fertilizer to improve her pastures.

Her goal is to raise more animals.
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La Señora. María es socia de banco comunal Tocte, vive por la comunidad de Tocte lugar que se encuentra rodeado de una bella naturaleza, su gente mantiene su cultura y tradiciones, se dedican a la agricultura y cría de animales, muchos laboran en artesanías o salen a la ciudad a laborar en diferentes actividades.

Doña María tiene 57 años, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 7 hijos quienes son todos mayores de edad, casados e independientes, ahora vive en compañía de dos nietos quienes se encuentran de 11 y 9 años de edad y están estudiando en la escuela. Su esposo se dedica a laborar en la agricultura, la casa en la que viven es de su propiedad.

La Señora. María labora en la agricultura y lo que cosecha es más para el consumo de su casa y el sobrante lo vende. También cría cuyes, cerdos, gallinas y vacas los que los vende cuando tiene alguna necesidad económica.

En el banco comunal se encuentra en su tercer crédito y lo va a invertir en la compra de hierba y abono para mejorar sus potreros.

Su meta es tener más animales.

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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped María Zoila purchase sod and fertilizer to improve her pastures.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 5, 2011
Listed
Aug 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012