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María Rosario
Señora María is has been a member of the El Arenal communal bank for 3 years, over which time she has come to have very good friendships and they have become like a family. She lives in the Vecino neighbourhood in the city of Cuenca, which enjoys a rolling geography and beautiful landscapes. There are many places to enjoy nature and its colonial architecture gave it the title of World Heritage Site in December 1999.

Doña María is 50 years old and is married with 3 adult children. Two are married and live independently. Her unmarried son studies at university. Her husband works as a teacher. They do not have their own home and so they rent.

Señora María enjoys cooking, which is why she has had a restaurant for 15 years. She works there Monday - Saturday with no fixed hours. This work has allowed her to contribute to the household income.

Her new loan will be invested in remodelling the premises and to buy crockery.

Her dream is to finish building a house so that they don't have to rent.
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La Señora María es socia del banco comunal El Arenal hace 3 años, tiempo en el cual ha llegada a tener muy buenas amistades y se han consolidado como una familia, vive por el sector del Vecino en la ciudad de Cuenca, ciudad que goza de una geografía accidentada con paisajes hermosos, cuenta con muchos lugares para disfrutar de la naturaleza, su arquitectura colonial le dio el título de Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad en Diciembre de 1999.

Doña María tiene 50 años de edad, está casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 3 hijos todos son mayores de edad, dos de ellos son casados y vive independientes, su hijo soltero estudia en la universidad. Su esposo se dedica a la docencia ya que es profesor, no tiene casa propia por lo que vive arrendando.

A la Señora. María le gusta el arte culinario, por lo que tiene un restaurante desde hace 15 años, trabaja en su negocio de lunes a sábados sin un horario fijo, este trabajo le ha permitido aportar a la economía de su hogar.

Su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la remodelación de su local y en la compra de vajilla.

Su meta es terminar su casa para ya no vivir arrendando.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 25
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  • $22,857,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped María Rosario to buy crockery and remodel the premises.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 18, 2012
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013