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Alba Rebeca
Alba Rebeca is 49, married, has one child and lives with her husband and 15-year old son in Chimbo, Bolívar province, Ecuador. Alba is a corn farmer. She seeks this credit in order to buy fertilizers, manure, insecticides, fungicides. This loan will give her peace of mind and resources to tend her crops. She dreams of working her own land to increase her family's income. Her main challenge is competition. In her free time she enjoys caring for animals.
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Alba Rebeca tiene 49 años de edad es casada tiene 1 hijo, vive con el esposo y con el hijo de 15 años de edad en Chimbo Provincia de bolívar.

Alba se dedica a la agricultura a la siembra de maíz. Solicita el crédito para poder comprar abonos, urea, fertilizantes, plaguicidas, fungicidas.

Con la ayuda del crédito podrá estar tranquilo porque va ha tener dinero para trabajar en los cultivos.

El sueño es poder tener terrenos propios para aumentar el ingreso para la familia.

Los desafíos a los que se enfrenta es la competencia. En el tiempo libre le gusta cuidar a los animales.

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About Cooperativa San Jose

This loan is administered by Cooperativa San Jose, a 45,000-member credit union located high in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador’s poorest province, Bolivar. They offer a unique loan called “Ventanillas Rurales” [Window to the Countryside], which uses a group guarantee but is an individual loan with a savings component, mostly to rural borrowers. Due to low savings rates and a history of macroeconomic instability, many traditional loans in Ecuador demand interest rates that are prohibitively high for some borrowers. There is also a high incidence of extortionist black-market lending in Ecuador. CSJ helps mitigate these problems by providing a less onerous and more appropriate option. Join CSJ’s Lending Team!

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,308,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Alba Rebeca to buy fertilizers, manure, insecticides, fungicides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 13, 2012
Listed
Mar 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013