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Zoila Balvina
Zoila is a member of San Vicente communal bank. She lives in the parish of Victoria del Portete in Cuenca. This area boasts vast plains that are favourable for cattle ranching. Here one can enjoy the tranquillity of nature.

The members of the communal bank are determined women who, through their actions on a day-to-day basis, look out for the well-being of their households. They still maintain the culture and traditions of their people.

Forty-three year-old Zoila is married and has 4 children, aged 22, 19, 17, and 15. Her two eldest children work and give her financial support. Her two other children study in a school in the district. Her husband works in construction as a bricklayer. The house where they live is their own.

Zoila earns a living performing a variety of activities that give her the opportunity to improve her economic stability. For the past 20 years she has done embroidering. She also works raising hens, pigs, guinea pigs and geese. She also grows several products that are exclusively for her family's consumption.

She will use the money from the loan to buy fabric and thread for her embroidering and food for her animals.

Her goal is to buy a vehicle.
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La Señora. Zoila forma parte del banco comunal san Vicente, vive por la parroquia de Victoria del Portete en Cjuenca, este lugar goza de grandes llanuras que son propicias para la crianza de ganado y se puede disfrutar de la tranquilidad de la naturaleza. Las socias son mujeres luchadoras que día a día con sus actividades buscan el bienestar de sus hogares, aun mantienen la cultura y tradiciones de sus pueblos.

Doña Zoila tiene 43 años, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 4 hijos de 22, 19, 17 y 15 años de edad, sus dos primeros hijos trabajan y le ayudan económicamente, sus dos siguientes hijos estudian en un colegio de la localidad. Su esposo labora en la construcción como albañil, la casa en la que viven es de propia.

La Señora Zoila se dedica a diferentes actividades las que le dan la oportunidad de mejorar su estabilidad económica, hace 20 años se dedica al bordado, también se dedica a la cría de gallinas, cerdos, cuyes y gansos, cultiva varios productos que son solo para el consumo de su hogar.

El dinero de su crédito va a invertir en la compra de telas e hilos para sus bordados y alimento para sus animales.

Su meta es comprarse un vehículo.

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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
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  • $23,142,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Zoila Balvina to buy fabric, thread, and animal feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 14, 2013
Listed
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Oct 21, 2013