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María Concepción
María is a member of the Futuro para un Bienestar (Future for Well-Being) communal bank. She lives in the Racar community in Cuenca, where one can admire beautiful landscapes. Its people dedicate themselves to artisan work such as making tiles and bricks. Many work in the city in various activities, and they maintain the culture and tradition of their parents.

María is 47 years old. She is separated from her husband, and together they have 5 children aged 8, 12, 18, 19, and 25 years. Their oldest child is married and independent, their second-oldest works and helps out with the family finances, their third child is studying at a university in the city, their second-youngest child is in school, and their youngest child attends a little school in the city. The house in which she lives is the fruit of her labor.

María devotes her time to household chores and caring for her children. As she is at home, she raises and sells animals such as pigs, guinea pigs, and chickens.

She has been a member of the communal bank for 2 years, and with her new loan she will purchase chickens, pigs, guinea pigs, and animal feed.

Her goals are to finish her house and to have a restaurant.
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La Señora. María es socia del banco comunal Futuro para un Bienestar, vive por la comunidad de Racar en Cuenca, lugar en donde se puede admirar hermosos paisajes, su gente se dedica a la artesanía como es la fabricación de tejas y ladrillos, muchos laboran en la ciudad en diferentes actividades, mantienen la cultura y tradiciones de sus padres.

Doña María tiene 47 años, está separada de su esposo y en su unión ha concebido 5 hijos de 25, 19, 18, 12 y 8 años de edad, su primer hijo es casado e independiente, su segundo hijo trabaja y ayuda en la economía del hogar, su tercera hija está estudiando en una universidad de la ciudad, su penúltima hija estudia en el colegio y su ultima hija en una escuelita de la ciudad. la casa en la que vive es el fruto de su trabajo.

La Señora. María se dedica a los quehaceres de su hogar y cuidado de sus hijos, como pasa en casa cría y vende animales como cerdos, cuyes y pollos.

Es socia del banco comunal hace 2 años y su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de pollos, cerdos, cuyes y en alimento para animales.

Sus metas son terminar su casa y llegar a tener un restaurante.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 63
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  • $23,498,200
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped María Concepción to purchase chickens, pigs, guinea pigs, and animal feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 26, 2011
Listed
Nov 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 15, 2012