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Holalla Dominga
The communal bank "José Cesario Reyes" meets every two weeks in the Montecristi Canton, known for its rich, pre-colonial culture and crafts, both nationally and internationally. It is also known for the famous Panama straw hat.

This is where Mrs. Holalla, 57, lives with her common-law husband and three children who are all adults and independent. Her husband works for the canton league.

She is a great housewife who earns her own income making and selling crafts. She makes cloth flowers, doll clothes, and paints and decorates wicker baskets in different colors. Once a week she takes her products to the city of Guayaquil to the different shops that buy her merchandise. She works every day from 8:00 a.m. until nighttime when she has orders, and has been doing business successfully for over 20 years.

The loan she has requested is to buy baskets, paints, fabrics, threads, buttons, wire and other raw materials to make her products. She has been a member of the communal bank since the beginning and is its acting president. She enjoys belonging to it because the loans have been of great help in keeping her business going.

Her goal is to stay healthy so she can keep working.
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EL Banco Comunal José Cesario Reyes se reúne cada quince días en el Cantón Montecristi, conocido por su rica cultura pre colonial y por su artesanía que es reconocida a nivel nacional e internacional. Lugar de los famosos sombreros de paja toquilla.

En este lugar vive la señora Holalla, tiene 57 años y mantiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene tres hijos ya todos mayores de edad e independientes. El marido trabaja en la liga cantonal.

Ella es una gran ama de casa que para obtener sus propios recursos se dedica a elaborar y vender artesanías, elabora flores de tela, vestidos para muñecas, además ella compra canastas de mimbre sin pintar, después les adorna en diversos colores y lleva todos sus productos una vez a la semana hasta la ciudad de Guayaquil a entregar a distintos bazares y lugares donde le compran toda su mercadería. Trabaja todos los días desde las 8h00 hasta la noche cuando tiene pedidos que llevar, lleva realizando esta actividad por más de 20 años y le va muy bien.

Este crédito es para comprar más canastas, pinturas, telas, hilos, botones, alambre y más materia prima para todos los productos que elabora. Está en el Banco Comunal desde el inicio, es la presidenta del mismo y le gusta porque con los créditos le han ayudado mucho para continuar en su negocio.

Su sueño es tener buena salud para seguir adelante.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 47
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  • $24,293,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Holalla Dominga to buy baskets, paints, fabrics, threads, buttons, wire, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2012
Listed
Feb 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 15, 2012