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María Del Carmen
María is on her sixth loan with the communal bank "Mujeres Solidarias." She lives in the community of Chican, which is part of the canton of Paute. This canton has a temperate climate, and its very fertile soils produce large quantities of fruit; they are also favorable for the cultivation of the most beautiful flowers. The people are very kind and courteous. They work every day at different activities to support their families, while maintaining the culture and traditions of their people.

María is a very young woman, barely 25 years old. She is married, and she and her husband have two children, ages seven and two. Her oldest child is a student in a little school in their town. Her husband works as a private-sector employee and they own the house they live in.

To help her husband with household expenses, María works in agriculture and sells what she grows. She has also been buying vegetables and legumes and selling them in a local market for nine years. At home, on top of being available for her family, she also raises chickens, pigs, and cattle to sell in her community.

She will invest her new loan in the purchase of vegetables and legumes so she can grow her business.

Her goal is to improve her house.
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La Señora. María se encuentra en su sexto crédito que realiza en el banco comunal Mujeres Solidarias, vive por la comunidad de Chican, que pertenece al cantón de Paute, este cantón tiene un clima templado, sus tierras son muy fértiles en donde se da una gran cantidad de frutas, también son propicias para el cultivo de las más hermosas flores, su gente es muy amable y gentil, trabajan a diario en diferentes actividades para sacar adelante a sus familias, aun mantienen la cultura y tradiciones de sus pueblos.

La Señora. María es una mujer muy joven con apenas 25 años, es casada y fruto de esa unión ha concebido dos hijos de 7 y 2 años de edad, su primer hijo está estudiando en una escuelita de la localidad. Su esposo labora como empleado privado y la casa en la que vive es de su propiedad.

Ella para ayudar a su esposo con los gastos de su hogar se dedica a la agricultura y comercialización de sus productos, también es negociante de hortalizas, verduras y granos tiernos actividad que la realiza hace 9 años en un mercado del sector. En casa a más de estar pendiente de toda su familia también cría pollos, cerdos, ganado y gallinas las que vende en su comunidad.

Su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de hortalizas, verduras y granos tiernos para así crecer en su negocio.

Su meta es mejorar su casa.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 33
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  • $23,467,475
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped María Del Carmen to buy vegetables and legumes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 26, 2012
Listed
Sep 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013