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Rosa Elvira
Señora Rosa is a member of the communal bank Feria Libre. She lives in a beautiful sector of the city of Cuenca, a city that was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in December 1999. It is bathed by four rivers and has a varied gastronomy. Its people are kind, gentle, and hard-working, and they maintain their traditions and culture.

Doña Rosa is 64 years old. She is separated from her husband and has 10 adult children. Five are married and live independently; three are single, they work and help her financially; and two are studying at the university in the city. The house in which she lives is her own.

Señora Rosa sells vegetables that she buys for resale or that come from her fields. She has done this work for a number of years. She also raises chickens, pigs, and guinea pigs, which she sells when she has a financial need.

She has been a member of her communal bank for 13 years, and she will invest her new loan in paying for the university studies of her children.

Her goal is to buy a car with her daughter.
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La Señora Rosa es socia del banco comunal Feria Libre, vive por un hermoso sector de la ciudad de Cuenca, ciudad que desde diciembre de 1999 es Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad, esta bañada por 4 ríos, cuenta con variada gastronomía. Su gente es amable, gentil, trabajadora y mantienen la cultura y tradiciones de su gente.

Doña Rosa tiene 64 años, está separada de su marido y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 10 hijos todos mayores de edad, cinco son casados y viven independientes, tres son solteros, trabajan y le ayudan económicamente, y dos de sus hijos estudian en una universidad de la ciudad. La casa en la que vive es de su propiedad.

La Señora Rosa se dedica a la venta de verduras las que compra para revender o las vende de sus cultivos, lleva varios años en este trabajo, también cría pollos, cerdos y cuyes a los que los vende cuando tiene alguna necesidad económica.

En el banco comunal se encuentra hace 13 años y su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en pagar los estudios Universitarios de sus hijos.

Su meta es comprarse un vehículo con su hija.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 24
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  • $22,885,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Rosa Elvira to pay for university studies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 11, 2012
Listed
Jan 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012