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María Dayce

Update on María Dayce

The “María Auxiliadora” communal bank meets every two weeks in La Sequita Parish in Montecristi, a canton known for the famous straw hats that are highly regarded both within the country and abroad.

We met Dayce, 51, here. She’s in a common law relationship and has five adult children; the youngest one is still single and lives with her. Her husband’s a merchant.

She is a very good housewife and wife and she’s taking out the loan to help her husband with his business. He sells fruit, legumes and vegetables. He heads out at dawn to buy vegetables and fruit from nearby fields and some of the products he buys at the Portoviejo wholesale market to then resell from his car throughout the city of Manta. He does this five days a week and has been doing it for more than 20 years.

She is repeating the loan and will use it to buy fruit, vegetables and legumes so that her husband can continue in business. She’s been in the communal bank for more than 10 years and likes it because through the loans she’s able to help her husband.

Her dream is to buy another car because the one they have is pretty deteriorated. For them, the loans are very important because they are able to finance their business with them and her husband is thus able to bring home daily bread and provide them a life with dignity.
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El Grupo De Crédito María Auxiliadora se reúne en La parroquia La Sequita en Montecristi prospero cantón manabita, conocido por los famosos sombreros de paja toquilla que son apreciados dentro y fuera del país.

En este lugar conocimos a la señora Dayce, tiene 51 años de edad y mantiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene cinco hijos todos mayores de edad, el menor de ellos que es soltero aun vive con ella. El esposo es comerciante.

Ella es una muy buena ama de casa y esposa que realiza el crédito para ayudar a su esposo en su negocio, él se dedica a la venta de frutas, legumbres y verduras, se desplaza desde la madrugada a comprar verduras y frutas por los campos cercanos y algunos otros productos en el mercado mayoristas de Portoviejo para luego vender sus productos en su carro por toda la ciudad de Manta, esto lo realiza cinco días a la semanas y viene realizando esta actividad por más de 20 años.

Esta repitiendo el crédito y va a utilizar en comprar frutas, verduras y legumbres para que su esposo siga con su negocio. Lleva más de 10 años en el Grupo De Crédito y le gusta porque a través de los créditos ella puede ayudar a su esposo.

Su sueño es comprar otro carro ya que el que tienen está muy deteriorado. Para ellos los créditos son muy importantes ya que es con ellos pueden financiar su negocio y con esto su marido puede llevar el pan diario a su hogar y brindarles una vida digna.

Previous Loan Details

The María Auxiliadora (Mary Help of Christians) Loan Group meets in La Sequita parish, which belongs to Montecristi Canton, a flourishing canton in Manabi, known as the birthplace of the Viejo Luchador ("Old Fighter" and a former president of Ecuador) Eloy Alfaro, and known for its famous Panama ... More from María Dayce's previous loan »

Additional Information

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About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,308,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped María Dayce to buy fruits, vegetables and legumes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2011
Jan 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012
This photo was used before for a previous loan for María Dayce. It was first posted on Kiva on Jul, 2011. Learn More