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Maria Teresa
María is a 49 year-old woman who enjoys being hardworking, responsible, honest, and working to help her family get ahead. María lives with her son and his wife in the city of Ibarra.

María works by herself raising chickens for sale in the market stalls. She has been working with FODEMI for three years. The loan she is currently requesting is for improving her chicken coop because it is in very bad condition and the chickens are dying because of a lack of space. She will also buy chicks to raise them and sell them. This way she can have good income, which will help her to pay her family’s expenses.

María dreams of building several large chicken coops so she can be a wholesaler.
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María es una mujer de 49 años que le gusta ser trabajadora, responsable, honrada y luchadora para poder sacar adelante a su familia. María vive con su hijo y la esposa de el en la ciudad de Ibarra.

María trabaja sola en la crianza de pollos para la venta en los puestos del mercado. Ya son tres años que trabaja con Fodemi, el actual crédito que solicita es para invertir en la adecuación del galpón debido a que está en muy malas condiciones y los pollos se están muriendo por falta de espacio, también comprará pollos para criarlos y venderlos y así obtener buenos ingresos, que le ayudarán a sustentar los gastos de su familia.

María sueña en construir varios galpones grandes para ser una comerciante mayorista.

Additional Information

About VisionFund Ecuador

VisionFund Ecuador 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
  • 80
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,931,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Maria Teresa to improve her chicken coop, because it is in bad condition, and to buy more chicks to raise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2012
Listed
Feb 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012