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Luis is a 40 year-old native of Guayaquil who has two children and a living wife. His wife is a mannequin maker, and “Lucho” used to work in a factory. Left without work, Luis had to learn how to sell fish to continue providing for his family. For 7 years Sr. A. has worked as a fish salesman in a local market. He arrives at 4:00 am every day to buy his fresh products in the grand market, and thanks to the help of his wife, they have been able to make improvements on their home from mud and raw materials to cement. Don Luis needs this loan to be able to buy a refrigerator to keep his fish fresh throughout the day.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 74
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  • $25,019,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Luis buy refigerator to keep catch of the day fresh.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2006
Jul 11, 2006
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 5, 2007