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Esther Yolanda
Mrs. Esther is part of a communal bank called Los Talvos, and has been, for the past 8 years. During this time, the credits she has received have helped her to improve and grow her small business. She lives in the area around the parish of Cuenca Valley. This area enjoys a cool climate and is surrounded by mountains as well as beautiful landscapes; the people here are friendly, gentle and hard working. They work in agriculture, raising animals and commercial activities.

Mrs. Esther is 27 years old, married and has one child from this union who is 5 years old who is studying in the small school in his neighborhood. Her husband works as a bricklayer, they don't have their own home, and so, they live in their parents' home with whom they share the household costs.

Mrs. Esther spend the majority of her time in home doing domestic chores, but in order to help her husband with household costs, she also works in the fields, raising and selling pigs and chickens. She also works in agriculture and what she grows is for her family's personal consumption. She is also a professional seamstress and also works in this area.

This new credit will in invested in a down payment on a sewing machine and to purchase sewing material so she can take the first steps to starting her own small workshop in her home.

Her goal is to have her own workshop and operations in her house.
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La Señora Esther forma parte del banco comunal Los Talvos desde hace 8 años, tiempo en el que los créditos le han permitido mejorar y crecer en su pequeño negocio, vive por los alrededores de la parroquia del Valle en Cuenca, este lugar goza de un clima frió, está rodeado de varias montañas y hermosos paisajes, su gente es amable, gentil y trabajadora, se dedican a la agricultura, crianza de animales y al comercio.

La Señora Esther tiene 27 años, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido un hijo de 5 años de edad y está estudiando en una escuelita de la localidad. Su esposo trabaja como albañil, no tienen casa propia por lo que viven en casa de sus padres con quienes comparte los gastos del hogar.

Doña Esther pasa la mayor parte de su tiempo en casa realizando los quehaceres de su hogar, pero para ayudarle a su esposo a solventar los gastos del hogar trabaja en las tareas del campo, cría y vende cerdos y gallinas, también se dedica a la agricultura y lo que cosecha es para el consumo de su hogar. Ella es una profesional en la rama de la costura y también se va a dedicar de esto.

Su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir el pago de la entrada de una máquina de coser y comprar material para la costura, asi va a dar el primer paso para comenzar con un pequeño taller en su casa.


Su meta es tener un taller con operarios en su casa.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Esther Yolanda with a down payment on a sewing machine and to purchase sewing materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 30, 2013
Listed
Jun 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013