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Angela Catalina
The Community Bank La Y meets every 15 days at San Jacinto beach in Sucre Canton. The area is known for it's beautiful beaches, which are visited by domestic and foreign tourists alike. It has many beautiful spots and a delicious variety of dishes that are typical to the region.

This is where Angela lives. She is 30 years old, in a relationship and has four children ages15, 13, 10 and 4 years old The oldest two are in high school and the youngest two are in primary school. Her husband is a fisherman.

Angela will use the loan to help her husband because he needs certain materials to be successful at fishing. He needs nets, rope, fuel and food for the days that he is out to sea. Her husband and two other men go out in a boat and return 2 or 3 days later depending on what they have caught. They rest for 1 or 2 days and then go back to sea. Angela's husband has been working as a fisherman for 8 years.

Angela will use the loan to buy rope, nets and other fishing materials. This is her first experience with the community bank and she likes it because she was able to receive the loan quickly without a lot of requirements.

Her dream is for her husband to be successful.
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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 Angela, tiene 30 años de edad y mantiene una relación de unión libre de la cual tiene cuatro hijos de 15, 13, 10 y 4 años, los dos mayores estudian en colegio y los menores en escuela. El marido se dedica a la pesca.

Ella utiliza el crédito para ayudar a su esposo ya que él requiere de materiales para realizar una buena pesca, necesita comprar redes, piolas, combustible y alimentos para los días que están en alta mar. Su esposo junto a dos personas más se embarcan en la lancha y regresan a los dos o tres días dependiendo de lo hayan pescado, descansan uno o dos días y vuelven a su labor, él lleva más de 8 años dedicado a la pesca.

Este crédito lo va a emplear para comprar piolas, redes y varios materiales de pesca. Este es su primer ciclo en el Banco Comunal y le gusta porque el crédito fue rápido sin tantos requisitos.

Su sueño es que siempre le vaya bien a su esposo.


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

A loan of $775 helped Angela Catalina to buy rope, nets and other materials for fishing.
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