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Elbia Estrella
The communal bank 'San Patricio' meets every 15 days in the neighborhood of Cuba in the city of Manta. A city known for its beautiful beaches that are widely visited in every season of the year and for being a beautiful city without comparison with many tourist attractions.
Elbia lives in this place. She is 44 years old and is in a common-law marriage of which she has two children of 16 and 6 years of age. The children are in school. The husband is a merchant.
She requests the loan with the goal of helping her husband with his business and in that way contribute to the household expenses. Her husband will use the loan in his business, which is the sale of coconut water. Everyday he takes his vending cart close to a grilled chicken place in the city. In this place he sells the delicious iced coconut water. He has been dedicated to this business for more than 5 years and thanks to it he has been able to improve his family's standard of living.
She is going to use the loan to buy coconuts, plastic cups, straws, napkins among other things that are necessary for his business. She has been with the communal bank for more than 5 years, and she likes it because thanks to the first loan her husband started this business.
Her dream is to have a car so she can go directly to the producers to buy her products.
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El Banco Comunal San Patricio se reúne cada 15 días en el barrio Cuba en la ciudad de Manta, ciudad conocida por sus hermosas playas que son muy visitadas en toda época del año y por ser una ciudad con una belleza sin igual con muchos atractivos turísticos.

En este lugar vive la señora Elbia, tiene 44 años de edad y mantiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene dos hijos de 16 y 6 años de edad los mismos que estudian en colegio y escuela. El marido es comerciante.

Ella con la finalidad de ayudar a su esposo con su negocio y con esto contribuir en los gastos del hogar realiza el crédito para que su esposo lo utilice en su negocio, el cual consiste en la venta de agua de coco, él todos los días se dirige con su carreta cerca a un asadero de pollos de la ciudad, en este lugar vende la deliciosa agua de coco helada, lleva más de 5 años dedicado a esta actividad y gracias a esto ha podido sacar adelante a su familia.

Este crédito lo va a emplear para comprar cocos, vasos de plástico, sorbetes, servilletas entre otras cosas necesarias en su negocio. Lleva más de 5 años en el Banco Comunal y le gusta porque gracias a su primer crédito su esposo empezó con este negocio.

Su sueño es tener un carro para ir a comprar sus productos directamente de los productores.


About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 59
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,522,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Elbia Estrella to buy coconuts, plastic cups, straws, napkins, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 19, 2012
Listed
Jan 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 15, 2012