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María Delia
María is a fighting member that is always looking to move forward. This is her fourth loan with the communal bank Las Gaviotas [The Seagulls]. She lives in the surrounding area of the Baños parish, which is eight kilometers west of Cuenca, or about fifteen minutes from the historic center of the city. The healing properties of the thermal springs that come from the adjacent mountains made Baños a prosperous center of tourism. Furthermore, there is great food and various places to enjoy nature. The people are kind and warm-hearted, and still maintain the culture and traditions of their villages.

She is forty years old, is married, and in her marriage, has conceived four children. Three of her children work and help her economically. Her single (unmarried) son studies at a high school in the city. Her husband works in construction as a bricklayer. They do not have their own house so they lease their home.

María spends time in the house taking care of her home, but the greater part of her time is dedicated to weaving and selling baskets. She learned this trade when she was very young from the example of her parents. In this way, she contributes to the economy of her home.

Her new loan is to buy reeds for the production of her baskets.

Her goal is to have her own house.
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La Señora María es una socia luchadora que siempre busca salir en adelante, se encuentra realizando su cuarto crédito en la banca comunal Las Gaviotas, vive por los alrededores de la parroquia de Baños en Cuenca. Las propiedades curativas de las vertientes termales que salen desde las montañas adyacentes hicieron de Baños un próspero centro turístico, además de su gastronomía y sus varios lugares para disfrutar de la naturaleza, su gente es amable, de un corazón cálido y aun mantienen la cultura y tradiciones de sus pueblos.

Doña María tiene 40 años, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 4 hijos, tres de sus hijos trabajan y le ayudan económicamente, su hijo soltero estudia en un colegio de la ciudad. Su esposo labora en el área de la construcción ya que labora como albañil, no tienen casa propia por lo que vive arrendando.

La Señora María pasa en casa al cuidado de su hogar pero la mayor parte de su tiempo se dedica a tejer y vender canastas, esta actividad la aprendió desde muy pequeña con el ejemplo de sus padres, es así como ella aporta a la economía de su hogar.

Su nuevo crédito es para comprar carrizo para la elaboración de sus canastas.

Su meta es tener su casa propia.,

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 49
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  • $23,490,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped María Delia to buy reeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 17, 2012
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013