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Cristian Patricio

Update on Cristian Patricio

Cristian is 29 years old and married with two children. He lives with his spouse and their children in Chillanes, in the Bolivar Province. The "Virgen de Baños" communal bank is composed of the Cerritos Mama Sara community, which is 30 minutes away from the Cooperativa San Jose office.

Cristian makes his living in agriculture and grows beans, corn and blackberries, in addition to raising livestock. He is asking for this loan to buy seeds, manure, herbicides and fertilizers. With the help of this credit, he'll be able to buy what is necessary for his crops. He will make these purchases in Chillanes. The challenges Cristian faces include production losses due to the presence of natural phenomenons. In his free time, he likes to play sports and enjoys community festivals and Carnaval.
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Cristian tiene 29 años decedad es casado tiene dos hijos, vive con la esposa y con los hijos en la Chillanes Provincia de Bolívar.

La VRC VIRGEN DE BAÑOS está formada por en la comunidad mama Sara de Cerritos, a una distancia de 30 minutos de la oficina de la Cooperativa.

Cristian se dedica a la agricultura a la siembra de fréjol, mañiz, mora, además se ddeica a la crianza de ganado.

Solicita el crédito para comprar semillas, abonos, herbicidas, fertilizantes. Con la ayuda del crédito podrá comprar lo necesario para las siembras. Las compras lo realizará en Chillanes.
Los desafíos a los que se enfrenta es la pérdida de producción por la presencia de diferentes fenómenos naturalez.
en el tiempo libre le gusta practicar el deporte y disfrutar de las fiestas de las comunidades y el carnaval.

Previous Loan Details

Cristian Patricio is 28 years old, he is married and he lives in Chillanes, in the Bolívar province, with his wife and their children aged 4 and 2. The “Virgen de Baños” communal bank is composed of the Cerritos Mama Sara community. The members spend most of their time farming, growing corn and ... More from Cristian Patricio's previous loan »

Additional Information

About Cooperativa San Jose

This loan is administered by Cooperativa San Jose, a 45,000-member credit union located high in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador’s poorest province, Bolivar. They offer a unique loan called “Ventanillas Rurales” [Window to the Countryside], which uses a group guarantee but is an individual loan with a savings component, mostly to rural borrowers. Due to low savings rates and a history of macroeconomic instability, many traditional loans in Ecuador demand interest rates that are prohibitively high for some borrowers. There is also a high incidence of extortionist black-market lending in Ecuador. CSJ helps mitigate these problems by providing a less onerous and more appropriate option. Join CSJ’s Lending Team!

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About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 78
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,585,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Cristian Patricio to buy seeds, manure, herbicides, and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 28, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 30, 2014