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Luz Melida
Luz is a member of the “Libertad en Progreso” communal bank. She lives in a community belonging to Victoria del Portete (Cuenca) Parish. This is a cold climate place apt for raising livestock on its wide plains. Its residents are kind, warm and keep the customs and traditions of their peoples.

Luz is 32 years old, single and lives with her parents sharing household expenses. Her mother raises animals and her father works as a bricklayer. The house they live in belongs to her parents.

Luz has been embroidering for 8 years. She works from home and only based on prior orders. She also raises livestock and guinea pigs.

The communal bank is in its 4th loan and the new loan will be used to buy fabric, thread and other embroidery supplies to continue with her work. Her goal is to have more animals to raise.
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La Señorita. Luz es socia del banco comunal Libertad en Progreso, vive por una comunidad que pertenece a la parroquia Victoria del Portete (Cuenca), este lugar es de clima frió y propicio para la cría de ganado por sus amplias llanuras, su gente es muy amable, cálida y mantienen la cultura y tradiciones de sus pueblos.

La Señorita. Luz tiene 32 años es soltera, vive con sus padres compartiendo los gastos del hogar, su mamá se dedica a la cría de animales y su papá labora como albañil, la casa en la que vive es propiedad de sus padres.

Nuestra socia se dedica al bordado hace 8 años, trabaja en su casa y solo bajo pedido. También cría ganado y cuyes.

En el banco comunal se encuentra en su cuarto ciclo y su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de telas, hilos y otros materiales de bordado para continuar con su trabajo.

Su meta es tener más animales para la cría.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 51
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  • $24,308,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Luz Melida to buy fabric, thread and other embroidery supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 23, 2011
Listed
Oct 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012