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Rosario
Rosario is an active member of the communal bank Las Caleras. She has been part of this group for 15 years, and she lives in the Las Caleras neighborhood of Cuenca (Ecuador). The city has a very strong culture with lots of traditions, and people there are generally very hardworking and entrepreneurial. The city is surrounded by 4 rivers and its architecture is a mix of colonial and modern styles.

Rosario is 72 years old, married, and has 9 children. 8 of them are married and live independently, and her single son works and helps her out financially. Her husband, as a result of a back problem, helps around the house as he can no longer work. They live in their own home.

Rosario works making bread, noodles, tamales and coffee, and she sells these products every afternoon from her home. She also raises chickens, sheep, and other livestock, and she sells milk to her neighbors.

With this loan she will buy chickens and pigs.

Her goal is to have more animals in order to grow this part of her business.
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La Señora Rosario es una socia activa que forma parte del banco comunal Las Caleras, formando parte del grupo desde hace 15 años, vive por el sector que lleva el mismo nombre del banco comunal en la ciudad de Cuenca, ciudad que goza de cultura y tradiciones, su gente es trabajadora y emprendedora, es una ciudad que esta bañada por 4 ríos y su arquitectura es una mezcla de lo colonial y lo moderno.

Doña Rosario tiene 72 años de edad, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 9 hijos, 8 de ellos son casados y viven independientes, su hijo soltero trabaja y le ayuda económicamente. Su esposo por un problema de la columna ayuda en casa ya que no puede trabajar, la casa en la que viven propia.

La Señora. Rosario se dedica a la elaboración de pan, fideos, tamales y café, vende estos productos todas las tardes en su casa. También cría pollos, borregos y ganado del cual vende la leche a sus vecinas.

Su crédito es para comprar pollos y cerdos.

Su meta es tener más animales para ampliar esta actividad económica.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 94
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  • $24,193,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Rosario to buy chickens and pigs.
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