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Abel Stalin
Abel is a single young man who is 21 years of age. He finished his high school education. Abel lives in the canton of Pastaza in Pastaza Province, which is located in the Amazónica region of the Republic of Ecuador. The administrative seat of the canton is the city of Puyo, which is located in the middle of the Amazon rain forest and in the western part of Pastaza Province. The city lies 924 meters above sea level. This area is small in terms of population, but it has a wide variety of tourist sites that are favorites among domestic and international visitors. All types of activities take place here, ranging from eco-tours to extreme sports. Puyo is a city that is growing economically on a daily basis through its business activities that center on trade, ranching, agriculture, and tourism. For this reason, many financial and retail companies have established branch offices here so that they can take advantage of the steady level of economic activity.


Abel is in the retail trade and manages a supply depot that he established six years ago with the help of his father, who taught him this line of work. He invests at least six hours each day in his business. Despite being a young entrepreneur, Abel has been able to overcome the financial obstacles that have appeared along the way. Now he wants to expand his business by purchasing merchandise so that he can diversify the products that he offers. For this reason, he visited the newest office of Fundación Alternativa in Puyo in hopes of receiving good service and a prompt response. In order to submit his loan request, Abel is required to receive counseling on how to be efficient and timely so that he can manage his business well and make good use of his resources. He is confident that he can move forward and become one of the most well-known suppliers in the area.

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Abel es un joven de 21 años de edad, terminó la secundaria y es soltero. Vive en el cantón Pastaza ubicado en la Provincia con el mismo nombre, perteneciente a la Región Amazónica de la República del Ecuador. La cabecera cantonal es la ciudad del Puyo una ciudad ubicada en medio de la selva amazónica al occidente de la provincia de Pastaza y a 924 m. sobre el nivel del mar. 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. Una ciudad que crece económicamente cada día por las actividades de comercio, ganadería, agricultura y turismo, por lo que en ella se han establecido sucursales de empresas financieras y comerciales que pretenden aprovechar la actividad económica que mantiene esta ciudad.
Abel se dedica a la comercialización en su local de tienda de abastos que estableció hace 6 años gracias a la ayuda de su padre que le enseñó a desarrollar esta actividad. Invierte su tiempo todos los días al menos 6 horas. Abel siendo un joven emprendedor y a pesar de los obstáculos económicos que se le han presentado; ahora desea incrementar su negocio comprando mercadería para diversificar los productos que ofrece, para lo cual acudió a la nueva agencia en el Puyo de Fundación Alternativa, en donde consiguió la agilidad y calidad de servicio que estaba buscando y solicitó el préstamo que requiere recibiendo además asesoría eficiente y oportuna para llevar a cabo la buena administración de su negocio y los recursos utilizados. Él está seguro que saldrá adelante y que será un proveedor reconocido en la zona.

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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

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 43
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,142,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Abel Stalin to buy merchandise to stock his supply depot.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 20, 2012
Listed
Oct 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 20, 2013