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Luz Bertha
Luz is a member of the 'Tres de Noviembre' community bank. She lives in Cumbe parish. This is a cold-climate area whose people work in commerce, farming and livestock raising. They are very kind, charismatic and hard-working people.

Luz is 76 years old and widowed. She and her husband had four children who are all now grown up, married and living independently. The home in which she lives is the fruit of the work she did in her youth.

Luz raises and sells animals such as guinea pigs, hens and cows (whose milk she sells). She also farms for her own personal consumption.

Luz has been a member of her community bank for several years and she will invest her new loan in buying cows.

Luz' goal is to raise more animals and continue growing in the business.
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La Señora. Luz es socia del banco comunal Tres de Noviembre, vive en la parroquia de Cumbe, este lugar es de clima frió, su gente se dedica al comercio, a la agricultura y cría de animales, son personas muy amables, carismáticas y trabajadoras.

Doña Luz tiene 76 años, es viuda y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 4 hijos quienes son todos mayores de edad, casados e independientes. la casa en la que vive es el fruto de su trabajo en la juventud.

La Señora. Luz se dedica a la cría y venta de animales como cuyes, gallinas y vacas de las cuales vende la leche que obtiene. También labora en la agricultura y lo que cosecha es solo para su consumo.

En el banco comunal lleva varios años y su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de vacas.

Su meta es de criar más animales y seguir creciendo en esta actividad.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 48
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  • $24,300,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Luz Bertha to buy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 10, 2011
Listed
Sep 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012