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María Carmen
María is a member of the Cochapamba communal bank and it’s been sometime since she made friends with all of her fellow members. She lives in the Valle en Cuenca parish where the people farm and raise livestock. They are gentle, friendly people who maintain their culture and traditions.

María is 50 years old, married, and has three children, two of who are married and on their own. The other son lives at home. Her single son works and helps her financially. Her husband works as a mason in construction. She owns her home.

María raises chickens, sheep, and other livestock and has been doing this since she was very young. Now it allows her to support her household.

She will use the money from this loan to buy chickens and sheep. She likes the communal bank because of the camaraderie and unity among all of its members.
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La Señora. María forma parte del banco comunal Cochapamba hace algún tiempo en donde ha llegado a afianzar su amistad con todas sus compañeras, vive en la parroquia del Valle en Cuenca lugar en donde su gente se dedica a la agricultura y crianza de animales, son personas amables, gentiles y aun mantienen su cultura y tradiciones.

La Señora María tiene 50 años, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 3 hijos, dos de sus hijos son casados, uno de ellos vive independiente y el otro vive en su casa, su hijo soltero trabaja y le ayuda económicamente. Su esposo labora en el área de la construcción como albañil, la casa en la que habita es de su propiedad.

Doña María se dedica al a cría de pollos, borregos y ganado, esta actividad la aprendió desde muy joven y ahora le permite aportar a la economía de su hogar.

Su crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de pollos y borregos. La banca comunal le gusta por el compañerismo y solidaridad de todas las integrantes.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 95
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  • $24,092,775
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  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped María Carmen to buy chickens and sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 12, 2012
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2013