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Adriana Querida
The members of the Merorando El Futuro communal bank meet every two weeks in the area known as Tierras Amarillas of the Rocafuerte settlement. This area is known for its agriculture because a large number of its residents raise short cycle crops.

Adriana is 57 years old, married and has frour children; all adults now. Two of them still live at home and the youngest attends university. Her husband is a farmer.

Adriana, in order to get ahead and earn some money on her own she she could her husband who doesn’t earn much in the fields, started a business where she sells corviches, empanadas, yucca and corn tortillas, in the evenings, drinks, colas, and juices from a cabana they built. She also prepares typical dishes, such as chicken soups, criolla, and tripe soup with vegetables, on the weekends. Her customers seek these dishes.

She will use the money from this loan to buy dried corn, yucca, peanuts, chicken, and other foods to prepare her delicious dishes. She has been with the communal bank from the beginning and she like it because of the loans. Her dream is for her daughter to become a professional and this is why she works so hard every day.
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En una localidad llamada Tierras Amarillas del cantón Rocafuerte cada quince días se reúnen las socias del Banco Comunal Mejorando El Futuro, este sector es conocido por su agricultura ya que gran parte de sus habitantes se dedican a los sembríos de ciclo corto.

En este lugar vive la señora Adriana, tiene 57 años de edad, está casada y de esta relación tienen cuatro hijos todos mayores de edad, dos de ellos aun viven en su casa y la menor estudia en universidad. Su esposo se dedica a la agricultura.

Doña Adriana para salir adelante y ganar algo por su cuenta y con esto ayudar a su marido que no gana mucho en el campo, hace tiempo atrás y con la ayuda de su esposo construyeron una cabaña donde todas las tardes venden corviches, empanadas, totillas de yuca y de maíz, además de aguas, colas y jugos. Los fines de semana también prepara platos típicos como los deliciosos secos y caldo de gallina criolla, caldo de mondongo con verduras, platos que son muy solicitados por sus clientes.

Este crédito lo va emplear en comprar maíz, yuca, maní, gallinas y otros víveres para preparar los deliciosos platos. Está en el Banco Comunal casi desde el inicio y le gusta por la ayudan que le brindan los créditos.

Su sueño es que su hija sea profesional, razón por la cual lucha día a día en su trabajo.


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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 16
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  • $22,607,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Adriana Querida to buy ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 28, 2013
Listed
May 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013