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María Nieves
María’s a member of the “Nuevos Horizontes” (New Horizons) communal bank. She lives in Sayausi Parish in the city of Cuenca. This city is characterized by the four rivers that bathe it and since December, 1999 has been a Cultural Patrimony of Humanity. Its residents maintain the culture and traditions of its peoples.

María is 48 years old, divorced and has 7 children. Four of them are married and live on their own and one of her children works and help her out economically. One son is going to secondary school and her youngest attends the local little elementary school in the city. The house they live in is her property.

María works farming her own land. She grows vegetables that she sells in the city’s market. She’s been in this line of work for 20 years. She also raises cattle, pigs and guinea pigs.

She’s been a member of the communal bank for six years and will use her new loan to buy manure for her crops. Her goal is to continue growing in her business.
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La Señora María es socia del banco comunal Nuevos Horizontes, vive por la parroquia de Sayausi en la ciudad de Cuenca, esta ciudad se caracteriza por sus cuatro ríos que la bañan, es desde diciembre de 1999 patrimonio cultural de la humanidad, su gente mantiene la cultura y tradiciones de sus pueblos.

La Señora María tiene 48 años, es divorciada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 7 hijos, cuatro de ellos son casados y viven independientes, uno de sus hijos trabaja y le ayuda economícamente, un hijo estudia en el colegio y su ultimo hijo estudia en una escuelita de la ciudad. La casa en la que vive es de su propiedad.

Doña María se dedica la agricultura laborando en sus propios terrenos, cultiva hortalizas y vende en un mercado de la ciudad, esta actividad la desempeña hace 20 años. También se dedica a la cría de ganado, cerdos y cuyes.

Es socia del banco comunal hace 6 años, su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de abono para sus cultivos.

Su meta es continuar creciendo en su negocio.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 39
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  • $23,149,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped María Nieves to buy manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 23, 2011
Listed
Dec 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 15, 2012