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Ketty Viviana
María Auxiliadora Communal Bank meets every two weeks in La Sequita Parish in Montecristi, a canton known as the birthplace of Eloy Alfaro [José Eloy Alfaro (1842-1912), an Ecuadorian revolutionary leader and president] and for the famous straw [or "Panama"] hats that are valued both in Ecuador and abroad.

This is where Ketty lives. She's 33 years old and married, and has two children from this relationship, ages 15 and 8, who attend school. Her husband is a merchant.

Ketty is a woman who likes to make do by herself and help her husband with the household expenses. She makes a living selling costume jewelry and a variety of clothing and women's underwear. She sells door-to-door, for which she goes out to sell her products on the weekend, because the other days she works with her husband in Manta. She buys her merchandise in the city of Guayaquil, where she travels once or twice a month according to her needs. What she sells most is women's clothing.

She's going to invest this loan in buying women's underwear and clothing, because she has some orders. She has been in the communal bank for more than three years and she likes it because of the help they get with the loans.

Her dream is to have her own house because they live in her parents' house.
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El Banco Comunal María Auxiliadora se reúne cada quince días en La parroquia La Sequita de Montecristi, cantón conocido como la cuna del viejo luchador Eloy Alfaro y por los famosos sombreros de paja toquilla que son apreciados dentro y fuera del país.

En este lugar vive la señora Ketty, tiene 33 años, es casada y de esta relación tiene dos hijos de 15 y 8 años que estudian en colegio y escuela, el esposo es comerciante.

Doña Ketty es una mujer que le gusta valerse por sí misma y con esto ayudar a su esposo con los gastos del hogar, ella se dedica a la venta de bisutería, ropa en general y ropa interior de damas, su forma de venta es puerta a puerta `para lo cual sale a recorrer con sus productos los fines de semana ya que los otros días trabaja con su esposo en Manta. Su mercadería las compra en Guayaquil ciudad a la que viaja una o dos veces al mes de acuerdo a lo que necesite. Lo que más vende es ropa de damas.

Este crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de ropa interior y ropa de damas ya que tiene algunos pedidos. Lleva más de tres años en el Banco Comunal y le gusta por la ayuda que le brindan los créditos.

Su sueño es tener su casa propia ya que viven en la casa de sus padres.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 54
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  • $24,295,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Ketty Viviana to buy women's underwear and clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 26, 2013
Listed
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013