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Sara Susana
Sara is participating in her third loan from the communal bank, Medio Ejido. She lives in the city of Cuenca which they call Santa Ana de los 4 Ríos. It has both colonial and modern architecture and its people still maintain their culture and traditions from their towns. They are friendly, peaceful and they always keep smiling in spite of adversity.

Sara is 33 years old, she is married and the fruit of this union is 3 children who are 14, 10 and 6 years old. Her first child studies in high school and her other children study in a small school in the city. Her husband works as a mason. The house that they live in is rented.

Sara works creating artisanal crafts which she learned how to make in a class. She makes wallets, bracelets, earrings, etc. which she sells throughout the city. She has worked on this activity for three years.

She will invest her new loan in purchase of pearls, beads, synthetic chords and other materials to make her wallets.

Her goal is to own her own home.
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La Señora Sra. Sara se encuentra en el tercer crédito que realiza en el banco comunal Medio Ejido, vive por el centro de la ciudad de Cuenca que la llaman Santa Ana de los 4 ríos, tiene una arquitectura colonial y la moderna, su gente aun mantienen la cultura y tradiciones de sus pueblos, son personas amables, gentiles y siempre mantienen una sonrisa a pesar de las adversidades.

La Señora Sara tiene 33 años, es casada y fruto de su unión conyugal ha concebido 3 hijos de 14, 10 y 6 años de edad, su primer hijo estudia en el colegio y sus últimos hijos estudian en una escuelita de la ciudad. Su esposo labora como albañil, la casa en la que viven es arrendada.

Doña Sara se dedica a la elaboración de artesanías las mismas que aprendió en un curso, realiza carteras, pulseras, aretes, etc. a los que los vende recorriendo la ciudad, ha esta actividad se dedica hace 3 años.

Su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de perlas, mullos, cuero sintético y otros materiales para realizar sus carteras.

Su meta es tener su casa propia.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 47
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  • $24,300,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Sara Susana to buy pearls, beads, synthetic chord and other materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 6, 2012
Listed
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013