Marco is 30 years old. He is married, has three children, and lives with his family in Atuntaqui, 15 minutes from Ibarra, in Imbabura province. Marco describes himself as a hard-working and honest person.
Marco works with his wife in their store. He has been working since he was a young boy, with the help of his parents. This has made him very responsible towards his family. Marco has been working with Fodemi for six months. He will use this current loan to stock his store with food and other products so that he can increase his sales. He has customers who are requesting certain products from him which he doesn't have. This investment is very important because it will enable him to improve his income.
Marco's dream is to be able to increase his business and watch his children grow up well with a good education.
Marco tiene 30 años, es casado, tiene 3 hijos, vive con su familia en Atuntaqui que se encuentra a 15 minutos de Ibarra en la Provincia de Imbabura. Marco se describe como una persona trabajadora y honesta.
Marco trabaja con su esposa en su tienda, Marco trabaja desde que era niño con la ayuda de sus padres lo cual le ha hecho muy responsable con su familia. Por un tiempo de seis meses trabaja con Fodemi, el actual crédito es para abastecer su negocio de víveres y productos, para poder aumentar sus ventas ya que hay clientes que le solicitan cierto producto y no tiene, esta inversión es muy importante porque mejorarán sus ingresos económicos.
Su sueño es poder incrementar su negocio y ver crecer bien a sus hijos con una buena educación.
About FODEMI, a partner of World Vision International
FODEMI 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.