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María Carmita
María is a member of the "Futuro para un Bienestar" communal bank. She lives in the community of Racar near Cuenca, a place where one can admire beautiful scenery. People make their living in crafts, such as making bricks and roof tiles. Many work in the city in various livelihoods, while maintaining the culture and traditions of their forefathers.

María is 38, married, and has three children ages 16, 9 and 4. Her eldest daughter is in high school, and her second child goes to a small local school. Her husband works in construction as a bricklayer. She doesn't have her own house, so she rents.

She works at various activities, working other people's land, or doing their laundry. She has been in the communal bank for a year, and she is going to use her loan to buy chickens and chicken feed, and start a chicken-raising business. Her dream is to have her own house.
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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.

La Señora. María tiene 38 años, es casada y fruto de su unión conyugal ha concebido 3 hijos de 16, 9 y 4 años de edad, su primera hija está estudiando en el colegio y su segundo hijo en una escuelita de la ciudad. Su esposo trabaja en la construcción como albañil, no tiene casa propia por lo que vive arrendando.

Ella se dedica a laborar en diferentes actividades, labrando tierras ajenas o lavando ropa ajena.

En el banco comunal es socia hace un año y su crédito lo va a invertir en pollos y alimento para los mismos para iniciar con el negocio de cría de pollos.

Su sueño es tener su casa propia.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 19
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  • $22,541,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped María Carmita to buy chickens and chicken 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