Update on Angélica MaríaThe members of the “San Ignacio de Colon” communal bank meet every two weeks in San Ignacio in Colon Parish in the city of Portoviejo, a place known for its hardworking people who are dedicated to agriculture and animal husbandry.
Angélica, 29, lives here. She’s in a common law relationship and has three children who are 13, 12 and 5 years old. The older ones attend secondary school and the youngest is in Kindergarten. Her husband is an auto mechanic.
She’s a housewife who in order to earn her own income sells all types of clothes door to door. She works three days a week especially during the morning when her children are at school. She sells on credit and collects payment on the weekend. She has many customers that place orders with her because she gives them easy payment options. She’s been in business two years and does very well.
She is repeating the loan since the previous one was very helpful; it yielded good profits that she used to pay expenses generated by her children’s return to school. She hopes to use this new loan to buy pants, shirts, blouses and children’s clothes to stay in this business that gives her so much satisfaction.
This is her 6th loan with the communal bank and she likes it because all the loans have improved her life. Her dream is to continue moving forward with her business.
En este lugar vive la señora Angélica, tiene 29 años de edad y mantiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene tres hijos de 13, 12 y 5 años, los mayores estudian en colegio y el menor esta en jardín de infantes. El marido es mecánico automotriz.
Ella es un ama de casa que para obtener sus propios recursos se dedica a la venta de ropa de todo tipo. Su forma de venta es puerta a puerta. Trabaja tres días de la semana más que todo por las mañanas que es cuando sus hijos estudian, deja sus productos a crédito y cobra los fines de semana, tiene muchos clientes que le realizan pedidos ya que les da facilidades de pago. Lleva dos años que se dedica a esta actividad y le va muy bien.
Está repitiendo el crédito ya que el anterior le fue de gran ayuda, el mismo que le dejo muy buenas ganancias las cuales utilizo para los gastos que genero el ingreso de sus hijos a los centros de estudio donde ellos acuden, espera este nuevo crédito para comprar pantalones, camisas, blusas y ropa de niños y con esto seguir en su negocio que le da muchas satisfacciones. Este es el sexto ciclo en el Banco Comunal y le gusta porque gracias a los créditos ha ido mejorando su vida.
Su sueño es seguir adelante en su negocio.
Previous Loan DetailsEvery two weeks, the members of the San Ignacio de Colon community bank meet in San Ignacio, in Colon parish, in the city of Portoviejo. This area is known for its hard-working people who farm and raise livestock. This is where Angélica lives. Angélica is 29 years old and lives with her… More from Angélica María's previous loan »
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