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Claudio’s a person who very much wants to be successful and triumph in life. He defines himself as a hardworking, honest, responsible person who is confident that he’ll do well and that work is the only path to reach his goals. The loan Claudio has asked Fodemi for is to buy lumber in boards, lacquer paint and colored paint since his work is very well-known in his city and he’s constantly being asked for more furniture. Claudio’s dream is to have a large carpentry shop where he can manufacture all types of furniture, provide work for his family and to continue studying to become a qualified, certified artisan.
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Don Claudio es una persona con muchas ganas de triunfar y ser una persona de éxito, él se define como una persona trabajadora, honesta y responsable, con fe de que todo le va a salir muy bien y que el trabajo es el único camino para lograr sus metas.

El crédito que Claudio solicito a Fodemi es para la compra de madera en tablones, pintura laca y pintura de colores, ya que su trabajo está siendo muy reconocido en su ciudad y cada vez le solicitan más muebles.

El sueño que Claudio tiene es tener un gran taller de carpintería donde se pueda fabricar todo tipo de muebles, y dar trabajo a su familia, seguir estudiando para lograr ser un artesano titulado y calificado.

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About VisionFund Ecuador

VisionFund Ecuador is a microenterprise development fund that supports groups of entrepreneurs who lack access to formal financial systems. The organization works with vulnerable populations, especially women, in the marginalized urban and rural sectors of Ecuador. Its clients work in a variety of sectors including agriculture, artisan crafts and the commercial and service sectors. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to expand the organization’s services to the poor living in more rural parts of Ecuador.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 80
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,584,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Claudio to buy lumber in boards, lacquer and paint in assorted colors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 19, 2014