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María Auxiliadora
María is one of the founding members of the Tres de Noviembre (November 3) community bank. In all that time she has been able to strengthen the bonds with her friends in the group. She lives in the parish of Cumbe in Cuenca, Ecuador, a place that enjoys a lot of admiration for its vegetation and the beauty of its countryside. The architecture is a mixture of the new and the old, and the people make a living in raising animals, farming or working in the city doing many different activities. María is 50 years old, married and has six children, four of whom are married and lives on their own. Her two single children study at a local school. Her husband works in construction and owns the family's home. María has made a living raising and selling chickens, guinea pigs and a wide variety of animals for the past 20 years. She also farms and uses her harvest to feed her family. If there is a surplus, she sells it. She plans to use the loan to purchase guinea pigs and chickens. Her goal is to have more capital to invest in her animal business.
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La Señora María es una de las socias fundadoras del banco comunal Tres de Noviembre, en todo este tiempo ha logrado afianzar la amistad con todas sus amigas del grupo, vive por la parroquia de Cumbe en cuenca, lugar que goza de mucha vegetación y se puede admirar la belleza del campo, su arquitectura es una mezcla de lo moderno y lo antiguo, su gente se dedica a la crianza de animales, agricultura y muchos laboran en la ciudad ejerciendo diferentes actividades.

Doña María tiene 50 años, es casada y fruto de su unión conyugal ha concebido 6 hijos, cuatro de sus hijos son casados y viven independientes, sus dos hijos solteros estudian en un colegio de la localidad. Su esposo labora diariamente como albañil, la casa en la que viven es propiedad conyugal.

Ella se dedica a la cría y venta de gallinas, cuyes y una gran variedad de animales, esta actividad la desempeña hace 20 años, también se dedica a la agricultura y su cosecha es para el consumo de su hogar y si existe un sobrante lo vende.

Su crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de cuyes y gallinas.

Su meta es de tener más capital para invertir en su negocio de animales.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 45
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,295,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped María Auxiliadora to purchase guinea pigs and chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 19, 2012
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013