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Olga María
Olga is a member of the communal bank Atenas del Ecuador. She lives in the area of Orquídeas in the city of Cuena. This city is surrounded by four rivers which give it the name Santa Ana de los Cuatro Rios. It's been a World Heritage Site since 1999 due to its beautiful architecture and its people's culture.

Olga is 51 years old, married, and from her marital union has conceived six children who are all of legal age. One of her daughters is married and lives independently. Her other four children work and help financially, and two of them study in college. Her youngest son studies at a high school in the city. Her husband is a driver and works offering his services by means of a taxi which is his property.

Mrs. Olga has a small grocery store where she sells various products like: oil, vinegar, dry grains, cod, etc. She also sells stationary products. She's had this business for four years and works from Sunday to Sunday without a set schedule.

She's been a member of the communal bank for twelve years and will invest her new loan in the purchase of construction materials in order to continue constructing her home.

Her goal is to complete her home, get her children ahead, and to not have any debt, the last being her greatest dream.
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La Señora Olga es socia del banco comunal Atenas del Ecuador, vive por el sector de las Orquídeas en la ciudad de Cuenca, esta ciudad esta bañada por 4 ríos, los mismos que le dan el nombra Santa Ana de los 4 ríos, es Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad desde 1999 por su belleza arquitectónica y la cultura de su gente.

La Señora. Olga tiene 51 años, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 6 hijos quienes son todos mayores de edad, una de sus hijas es casada y vive independiente, sus 4 hijos trabajan y ayudan económicamente y dos de ellos estudian en la universidad y su último hijo estudia en un colegio de la ciudad. Su esposo es de profesión chofer y labora prestando sus servicios en un taxi que es de su propiedad.

Doña Olga tiene una abacería donde vende varios productos como: aceite, vinagre, granos secos, bacalao, etc. también vende productos de bazar, tiene este negocio hace 4 años y trabaja de domingo a domingo sin un horario fijo.

Es socia del banco comunal hace 12 años, su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de materiales de construcción para seguir construyendo su casa.

Sus metas son terminar su casa, sacar adelante a sus hijos y no tener deudas siendo este su mayor sueño.

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About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,146,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,325 helped Olga María to buy construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 5, 2012
Listed
Jul 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012