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María Elena
Señora María is requesting her third loan from the communal bank Renacer Uncovia. She lives in the center of Cuenca, a city that has a cold climate, is bathed by four rivers and has been, thanks to its colonial architecture and friendly, kind people that still preserve their culture and village traditions, a World Heritage site since 1999.

Señora María is a 30-year old single mother who has a 6-year old son. Her son goes to a small school in the city. She does not have her own home and instead is a renter.

Señora María works in a bakery and is paid a monthly salary. She also makes cakes and cookies etc. independently in her home whenever she has orders. She has had her business for eight years. On weekends, she helps her mother to sell food; they make all kinds of dishes.

She is going to invest her loan in the purchase of baking molds, display cases and flour to continue growing her own pastry business.

Señora María's goal is to own her own home.
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La Señora. María se encuentra realizando el tercer crédito en el banco comunal Renacer Uncovia, vive por el centro de la Ciudad de Cuenca, ciudad que goza de un clima frió, esta bañada por 4 ríos, es Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad desde Diciembre de 1999 gracias a su arquitectura colonial, su gente es amable, gentil y aun conservan la cultura y tradiciones de sus pueblos.

La Señora. María es madre soltera, tiene 30 años de edad y ha concebido un hijo de 6 años de edad que está estudiando en una escuelita de la cuidad. No tiene casa propia por lo que vive arrendando.

Ella trabaja como empleada en una pastelería de la cual gana un sueldo mensual, también realiza pasteles, galletas, etc. pero independientemente desde su casa cuando le hacen algún pedido, se dedica a esta actividad económica hace 8 años. Los fines de semana le ayuda a su madre a la venta de comida, ellas realizan toda clase de platos.

Su crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de moldes, vitrinas y harina para continuar creciendo en su negocio de pasteles.

Su meta es tener su casa propia.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 66
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  • $23,499,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped María Elena to purchase baking molds, display cases and flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 7, 2012
Listed
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013