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Rosa Estrella
Every fifteen days the communal bank, Bankito La Y, meets at the San Jacinto beach in Sucre Canton. This location is known for its beautiful beaches which are visited by many national and foreign tourists. It offers a diversity of lovely attractions and a rich variety of regional dishes.

This is where Rosa, 53, lives. She is married and has four adult children who are independent. Two grandchildren, ages 12 and 3, have lived with her since they were born and are like her own children to her. The eldest one goes to school. Her husband is a fisherman.

In order to earn her own income and help her husband cover household expenses, Rosa supplies fishing materials, such as rope, wire, nets, etc., to the fishermen in the area and her husband. She has been in business for 15 years, and it is going well for her.

This loan will be used to buy rope, nets and other fishing materials. She has been a member of the communal bank since its beginning, and likes the help and benefits she receives from it.

Her goal is to get ahead in both her business and family life.
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En la playa de San Jacinto en el Cantón Sucre cada quince días se reúne el Banco Comunal Bankito La Y. Este lugar es conocido por sus hermosas playas que son visitadas por muchos turistas nacionales y extranjeros, ofrece diversidad de lugares hermosos y una rica variedad de platos típicos de la región.

En este lugar vive la señora Rosa, tiene 53 años de edad, está casada y de esta relación tienen cuatro hijos todos mayores de edad e independientes, con ellos viven dos nietos de 12 y 3 años de edad que son como sus hijos ya que los tiene desde que nacieron, el mayor estudia en colegio. Su esposo se dedica a la pesca.

Doña Rosa para obtener sus propios ingresos y con esto ayudar a su esposo con los gastos del hogar se dedica a la venta de materiales de pesca, ella les surte a los pescadores de la zona y su esposo materiales como piolas, hilos, redes, etc. Lleva más de 15 años con este negocio y le va muy bien.

Este crédito lo va a emplear para comprar piolas, redes y otros materiales de pesca. Esta desde el inicio en el Banco Comunal y le gusta por la ayuda y beneficios que recibe del banco.

Sus sueños son seguir adelante en su negocio y en su vida familiar.

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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 63
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  • $23,510,575
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Rosa Estrella to buy rope, nets and other fishing materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 19, 2012
Listed
Nov 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2013