Update on Antonia SorayaAntonia’s a very active member of the “Mujeres con Visión” (Women with Vision) communal bank. She likes this communal bank because at each meeting she meets with her girlfriends and she can get out of her daily work routine. She lives in the city of Cuenca, a city with a rich history as well as beautiful colonial architecture. Its cuisine is a delight for locals and foreigners alike. Its people still keep their culture and traditions alive.
Antonia is 41-years-old, married and has had five children who are 20, 16, 14, and 10 years of age; her youngest is 6-months-old. Two of her children work, help with household chores and study; one in high school and the other one in the local little school. Her husband works as a private employee. She does not own a house; she rents.
Antonia works making and selling food in a small locale she has; she also sells cosmetics. These activities make it possible for her to improve her household’s economic stability and move her entire family forward.
She used her previous loan to buy foodstuffs for her business and earned good profits from them. She’s repeating the loan because she needs to buy foodstuffs, tables and chairs to improve her locale.
Doña Antonia tiene 41 años de edad, es casada y fruto de su unión conyugal ha concebido 5 hijos de 20, 16, 14, 10 años de edad y su ultimo hijo de 6 meses de nacido, dos de sus hijos trabajan, ayudan en los quehaceres del hogar y estudian, uno estudia en el colegio y otro en una escuelita de la ciudad. Su esposo labora como empleado privado, no tienen casa propia por lo que viven arrendando.
Doña Antonia se dedica a la preparación y venta de comida en un pequeño local que tiene y también vende cosméticos, estas actividades le permiten mejorar la estabilidad económica de su hogar y sacar adelante a toda su familia.
Su crédito anterior lo invirtió en la compra de víveres para su negocio del cual obtuvo muy buenas ganancias. Esta repitiendo el crédito ya que necesita comprar víveres, mesas y sillas para mejorar su local.
Previous Loan DetailsAntonia is undertaking her second loan with the "Mujeres con Visión" communal bank. She lives in the Totoracocha area of Cuenca, a city with a cold climate, and thanks to its architectural beauty, a World Heritage Site since December 1999. It has several places for enjoying nature, and its people... More from Antonia Soraya's previous loan »
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