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Aurora Georgina
On the beach of San Clemente in the region of Sucre every fifteen days the communal bank "Bankito del Norte" (Little bank of the North) meets. This place is known for its beautiful beaches and are visited by many national and international tourists and offers a variety of different beautiful places and a rich variety of regional dishes.

It is here that Mrs. Aurora lives, she is 59 years old, married and has seven children from this relationship, they are all adults now but two still live with her. Her husband is a fisherman.

Mrs. Aurora, to earn something on her own, runs her own business. She has a small butcher shop she runs from home and she has worked in this capacity for three years, selling chicken, beef by the pound and all kinds of seafood. At her site, she has a refrigerator full of ice cream from which she earns a little extra, especially on the weekends when the tourists come. She works every day from the early morning and goes to the beach to pick up seafood or to the market to purchase meat or chickens.

This loan will help her to purchase more chickens, beef and seafood. She has been with the communal bank since it was formed and she likes being a member because of the help and benefits she receives.

Her dream is to have her own bigger and well stocked store.
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En la playa de San Clemente del Cantón Sucre cada quince días se reúne el Banco Comunal Bankito Del Norte. 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 Aurora, tiene 59 años de edad, está casada y de esta relación tienen siete hijos todos mayores de edad, dos de ellos aun vive con ella. Su esposo se dedica a la pesca.

Doña Aurora para poder ganar algo por su cuenta se dedica al comercio, ella tiene un pequeña carnicería en su casa en la cual desde hace tres años se dedica a la venta de carne de pollo, carne de res por libras y mariscos de toda clase, en su local también tiene un congelador de helados pingüinos con lo cual se gana algo extra especialmente los fines de semana que es cuando más turistas acuden al lugar. Trabaja todos los días desde la madrugada que acude a la playa a surtirse de mariscos o al mercado de mayoristas a comprar la carne y los pollos.

Este crédito lo va a emplear para comprar pollos carne de res y mariscos. Esta desde el inicio en el Banco Comunal y le gusta por la ayuda y beneficios que recibe del banco.

Su sueño es tener un local más amplio y surtido.



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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Aurora Georgina purchase chickens, beef and seafood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 31, 2012
Listed
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2013