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Veronica Alexandra
The city of Puyo is located at 924 meters above sea level in the western part of the province of Pastaza. It is the capital of this province. Demographically speaking, the city is small, but it has a great variety of sites that attract local and international tourists - most popular of all are ecotourism activities and extreme sports. This city is growing economically every day through commerce and the industries of livestock, agriculture and tourism.

Verónica, who is 29 years old, lives in this city. She is married to Darwin, who works for a private company. Together they have the pleasure of raising two children. She has overcome several obstacles which did not allow her to finish her university course. Nevertheless, with the support of her parents she has once again resumed her studies.

Nine years ago she trained as a beautician and started her own business selling cosmetics. Currently she is seeking a loan in order to buy products to stock her business. Her income will improve considerably, which will allow her to cover her educational expenses and also help with the household expenses and help her provide a better life for her children.
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En medio de la selva amazónica del Ecuador, al occidente de la provincia de Pastaza y a 924 m. sobre el nivel del mar se encuentra la ciudad del Puyo capital de esta provincia, que es demográficamente pequeña pero tiene una gran variedad de sitios que son los preferidos para turistas nacionales e internacionales sobre todo los de actividades ecológicas y de deportes extremos. En esta ciudad que crece económicamente cada día por las actividades de comercio, ganadería, agricultura y turismo; se encuentra Verónica, una mujer de 29 años, casada con Darwin que trabaja como operador en una empresa privada, y con quien tiene la alegría de educar a dos hijos.
Verónica ha atravesado algunos obstáculos que no le permitieron terminar su carrera en la universidad, sin embargo con el apoyo de sus padres ha regresado a estudiar. Hace 9 años asistió a capacitaciones de asesoría de belleza e inició con su negocio de venta de cosméticos. Ahora solicita un préstamo con el cual comprará productos para tener en el stock disponible y sus ingresos mejorarán notablemente para sustentar los gastos de sus estudios y además apoyar en los gastos del hogar para sacar adelante sus hijos.

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About Fundación Alternativa

Fundación Alternativa encourages entrepreneurship and provides sustainable financial and non-financial services that promote social and economic development in Ecuador. The organization focuses on serving poor and excluded populations through analysis of clients' living conditions and by providing business training and other support services in urban, rural and marginalized parts of the country.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 54
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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 $1,075 helped Veronica Alexandra to purchase merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 14, 2012
Listed
Sep 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012