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Vicenta De Las Mercedes
In the parish of Portoviejo, the members of the Communal Bank Crucita meet. This location is known for its beautiful beaches that surround this beautiful place and is heavily visited by national and international tourists, it is known as "Crucita la Bella," or Crucita the Beautiful.

Mercedes lives here, she is 39 years old and is in a long term relationship from which she has two children, 16 and 11 years old, who both go to secondary school. Her husband is a baker.

Our friend, along with her family, has had a bakery in her home for more than 10 years and every day they make their delicious bread in various shapes and flavors. She tells us that they are up with the dawn to bake the bread and that their clients arrive starting at five in the morning in order to get bread, an indispensable food on Ecuadorian tables.

This loan is to purchase flour, sugar and other ingredients used to make bread. She has been with the community bank for more than 5 years and she likes being in the group.

Her dream is to continue to grow her business and improve her family's life.
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En la parroquia crucita del cantón Portoviejo, se reúnen las socias del Banco Comunal Crucita, esta localidad se la conoce por sus hermosas playas que rodean este lindo lugar y que son muy visitadas por turistas nacionales y extranjeros, se la conoce con el nombre de “Crucita la Bella”.

En este lugar vive la señora Mercedes, tiene 39 años de edad y mantiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene dos hijos de 16 y 11 años de edad los mismos que estudian en colegio. El marido es panadero.

Nuestra amiga junto a su familia tiene una panadería en su casa desde hace mas de 10 años, allí dia a dia ellos elaboran el delicioso pan en varios moldes y sabores, nos cuenta que desde la madrugada ellos hornear el pan ya que a las cinco de la mañana lleguen sus clientes y lleven el pan alimento indispensable en la mesa de los ecuatorianos.

Este crédito es para comprar harina, azúcar y otros ingredientes para elaborar el pan. Lleva más de más de 5 años en el Banco Comunal y le gusta por la unión del grupo.

Sus sueños son seguir adelante en su negocio y su vida familiar.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 54
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  • $24,308,800
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  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Vicenta De Las Mercedes purchase flour, sugar and other ingredients to make bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 29, 2012
Listed
Jun 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Oct 15, 2012