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María Elena
María is taking out a second loan in the Pauteñitas communal bank. She lives in the beautiful community in the canton of Paute. It has a warm climate and its fertile soil is where many flowers are harvested. It's irregular geography gives beautiful landscapes where nature can be enjoyed. Its people are friendly, kind and still maintain their culture and traditions.

María is 47 years old. She is married and in her marriage has had 5 children, aged 23, 22, 20, 19 and 4. Four of her children are grown. They work and help her financially. Besides working, they go to college. Her husband works as a bricklayer and they own the house they live in.

María is a housewife and to help out with the family budget, she raises and sells chickens, pigs, guinea pigs and cattle. She also is a farmer and what she grows is for household consumption.

She is going to invest her loan in buying chickens. Her goal is to build bigger sheds to raise chickens.
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La Señora. María está realizando el segundo crédito en el banco comunal Pauteñitas. Vive por una hermosa comunidad que pertenece al cantón de Paute, este lugar goza de un clima cálido, sus tierras muy fértiles donde se cosechan las más hermosas flores, su geografía accidentada regala hermosos paisajes donde se puede disfrutar de la naturaleza, su gente es amable, gentil y aun mantienen su cultura y tradiciones.

Doña María tiene 47 años, es casada y fruto de su unión conyugal ha concebido 5 hijos de 23, 22, 20, 19 y 4 años, 4 de sus hijos son mayores de edad, trabajan y le ayudan economícamente, a mas de trabajar tres de ellos cursan los estudios universitario. Su esposo labora de albañil, la casa en la que viven es de su propia.

La Señora. María se dedica a los quehaceres de su hogar y para aportar a la economía de su casa se dedica a la cría y venta de pollos, cerdos, cuyes y ganado, también se dedica a la agricultura y lo que cosecha es para el consumo de su hogar.

Su crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de pollos.

Su meta es construir galpones más grandes para la crianza de pollos.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 46
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  • $24,295,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped María Elena to buy chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 13, 2013
Listed
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013