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Maria Auxiliadora
María Auxiliadora is a single 35 year old mother of three - of ages 14, 9, and 5 - who lives with her family in the Ventanas Canton of Los Rios Province in Ecuador.

The Luchar para Triunfar ["Fight to Win"] communal bank is located in the Poza sector of the 10 de Noviembre district of Ventanas. The members of the communal bank engage in various lines of work, ranging from agriculture to retail.

María raises and sells hogs and she buys her feed at the Murillo shopping center. She is requesting this loan to buy hogs, feed, and vaccines so as to prevent the death of her hogs. This loan will be a great help to her by allowing her to buy feed and vaccines so that her hogs will be in good condition and ready for sale.

The most frequent challenges facing her are competition and sickness. Her dream is to be able to support her children in their studies so they can graduate. In her free time she likes to listen to music and spend time with her family.
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María Auxiliadora tiene 35 años de edad es soltera vive con la familia y con los tres hijos de catorce, nueve y cinco años de edad en el Cantón Ventanas Provincia de los ríos.

Descripción de la Ventanilla VRC Luchar para triunfar, se encuentra ubicada en el sector la poza, perteneciente a la ciudadela 10 de noviembre Cantón Ventanas, Los miembros de esta ventanilla se dedican a diferentes labores tanto Agrícola como comercial.

María se dedica a la crianza y venta de cerdos los productos para la alimentación de los cerdos los compra en Comercial Murillo. Solicita el crédito para la compra de cerdos, comprar la alimentación y vacuna para evitar que se mueran los cerdos.

El crédito le será de mucha ayuda para poder comprar la alimentación y la vacuna para que el cerdo este en buenas condiciones y poder venderlo.

Los desafíos que se le presenta muy frecuentemente son la competencia y los males. El sueño es poder apoyar a los hijos y darles para los estudios y que puedan culminarlos.

En los tiempos libres le gusta escuchar música y pasar con la familia.

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About Cooperativa San Jose

This loan is administered by Cooperativa San Jose, a 45,000-member credit union located high in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador’s poorest province, Bolivar. They offer a unique loan called “Ventanillas Rurales” [Window to the Countryside], which uses a group guarantee but is an individual loan with a savings component, mostly to rural borrowers. Due to low savings rates and a history of macroeconomic instability, many traditional loans in Ecuador demand interest rates that are prohibitively high for some borrowers. There is also a high incidence of extortionist black-market lending in Ecuador. CSJ helps mitigate these problems by providing a less onerous and more appropriate option. Join CSJ’s Lending Team!

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,057,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Maria Auxiliadora to buy hogs, feed, and vaccines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012