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Ines Paz
Ines, 65, is described as a sincere, hard-working, humble, and especially a group worker. Ines is a widow, has two children, and she lives in Huaca, a small village 15 minutes from San Gabriel in Carchi province.

Ines works with a partner growing potatoes. This is the fifth loan that she has requested from Fodemi, and she will use it to buy fertilizer so that her crops will be of good quality and not be damaged during bad weather. This investment will help Ines have an excellent harvest and allow her to sell a quintal of potatoes for a good price. Thus she will be able to have earnings to help her cover her household expenses.

Ines’ dream is to have good health so that she can continue working and covering her household expenses.
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Ines es una mujer de 65 años, se describe como una persona sincera, trabajadora, Humilde y sobre todo muy colaboradora. Ines es viuda, tiene dos hijos, vive en Huaca un pueblito que se encuentra a 15 minutos de San Gabriel en la Provincia del Carchi.

Ines trabaja con un socio en el cultivo de papas, es el quinto crédito que solicita a Fodemi, el mismo que va a ser invertido en la compra de abono para que su producción sea de buena calidad y no se dañe el cultivo durante el mal tiempo. Esta inversión ayudará a Ines a que su cultivo sea excelente y pueda vender a un b uen precio el quintal de papas y debido a esto podrá obtener buenos ingresos que le ayudará a solventar los gastos de su hogar.

El sueño de Ines es poder tener buena salud para seguir trabajando y seguir solventando los gastos de su hogar.

Additional Information

About FODEMI, a partner of World Vision International

FODEMI is a microenterprise development fund that supports groups of entrepreneurs who lack access to formal financial systems. The organization works with vulnerable populations, especially women, in the marginalized urban and rural sectors of Ecuador. Its clients work in a variety of sectors including agriculture, artisan crafts and the commercial and service sectors. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to expand the organization’s services to the poor living in more rural parts of Ecuador.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 16
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $22,578,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Ines Paz to buy fertilizer for her potato crop so that it is of good quality and not damaged by bad weather.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012