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María Angelita
María is a member of the "Mujeres con Visión" communal bank. She lives in the Quinta Chica area of Cuenca, a city with a cold climate, and thanks to its architectural beauty, a World Heritage Site since December 1999. Its people are friendly, kind, and still maintain the culture and traditions of their people.

María is 28 years old, and the single mother of a nine-year-old son who attends a local preschool. She does not have her own home, so she lives in her parents' home, and shares the household expenses. Her father works in construction and her mother does the household chores.

Maria has a small business buying and selling plaster crafts. She has been doing this work for four years, and sells her merchandise by going around the city. She works from Monday to Friday without fixed hours.

This is the first loan she has undertaken with the communal bank, and she is going to use it to buy crafts in order to have more variety.

Her goal is to have her own workshop for making her crafts.
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La Señora María forma parte del banco comunal Mujeres con Visión, vive por el sector de Quinta Chica en la ciudad Cuenca, esta ciudad tiene un clima frió, es desde Diciembre de 1999 Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad gracias a su belleza arquitectónica, tiene varios lugares para disfrutar de la naturaleza, su gente es amable, gentil y aun mantienen la cultura y tradiciones de sus pueblos.

La Señora María tiene 28 años, es madre soltera de un hijo de 9 años de edad que estudia en una escuelita de la ciudad. No tiene casa propia por lo que vive en casa de sus padres y comparte los gastos del hogar, su padre se dedica a la construcción y su madre se dedica a los quehaceres del hogar.

Doña María se dedica al comercio, ella compra y vende artesanías elaboradas en yeso, esta actividad la realiza hace 4 años y su mercadería la vende recorriendo la ciudad, labora de lunes a viernes sin un horario fijo.

Este es el primer crédito que realiza en el banco comunal y lo va a invertir en la compra de artesanías para tener una más variedad.

Su meta es tener su propio taller para fabricar sus artesanías.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 50
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  • $24,308,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped María Angelita to buy handicrafts to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 9, 2012
Listed
Nov 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2013