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María Delia
María is a member of the communal bank “Las Gaviotas”. She lives in the outskirts of the parish Baños en Cuenca. This parish is an attraction due to its thermal waters that are being taken advantage of through the construction of pools and hotels that welcome thousands of domestic and foreign tourists. In different places in the parish, one can admire beautiful landscapes and paradise-like places rich in agriculture and livestock. The people are warm with friendly and gentle hearts.
María is 39 years old and separated from her husband, though in this union she had 4 children who are 21, 19, 18 and 16 years old. Her first three children work and help her financially, and her last child is studying in the city’s school. She does not have her own home, so she rents.
María is an artisan and makes baskets. She learned this activity working and now undertakes this work on order. She has been working in craftwork since she was 15 years old.
This is her third loan with the communal bank, and she will invest the loan in the purchase of chickens and pigs to start this business.
Her goal is to construct her own home.
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La Señora María es socia del banco comunal Las Gaviotas, vive por los alrededores de la parroquia Baños en Cuenca, esta parroquia es la atracción debido a sus aguas termales que han sido aprovechadas con la construcción de piscinas y centros hoteleros a los que acuden miles de turistas nacionales y extranjeros. De diferentes sitios de la parroquia se puede admirar bellos paisajes y lugares paradisíacos con una riqueza agrícola y ganadera, su gente es cálida y de un corazón amable y gentil.

La Señora María tiene 39 años, está separada de su esposo pero en su unión conyugal ha concebido 4 hijos de 21, 19, 18, y 16 años de edad, sus tres primeros hijos trabajan y le ayudan económicamente y su último hijo está estudiando en un colegio de la ciudad. No tiene casa propia por lo que vive arrendando.

Doña María es artesana y se dedica a la elaboración de canastas, esta actividad aprendió trabajando y ahora su trabajo lo realiza bajo pedido, se dedica a las artesanías desde que tenía 15 años de edad.

Se encuentra en su tercer crédito que realiza en el banco comunal y su crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de pollos y cerdos para iniciar con esta actividad.

Su meta es construir su casa propia.

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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped María Delia to buy chickens and pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 13, 2012
Listed
Jan 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012