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María Isabel
María is a very active member of the Nuevo Bankito la Ramada community bank. She likes the community bank because the loans allow her to improve her crops and buy more animals. María lives in Nabon parish, in Cuenca. This is a cold climate area which is surrounded by lush vegetation thanks to its hilly geography. The area's architecture is a mixture of old and modern and the locals keep their traditions alive.

María is 31 years old, married, and has three children who are 6, 4 and 2 years old. Her eldest son attends an elementary school in the town. Her husband works as a day laborer. They own the house in which they live.

María spends most of her time at home caring for her children who are still young. In order to contribute financially towards the household she works as a farmer, growing vegetables that she sells in her community or in the city. She also raises pigs, chickens and guinea pigs.

María will invest her loan money in buying pigs, chickens, seeds and compost. Her goal is to grow her business.
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La Señora. María es una socia muy activa que forma parte del banco comunal Nuevo Bankito la Ramada, le gusta el banco comunal ya que los créditos le permiten mejorar sus cultivos y también comprar mas animales. Vive por la parroquia de Nabon en Cuenca, lugar que tiene clima frió y está rodeado de exuberante vegetación gracias a su geografía accidentada, su arquitectura es una mezcla de lo moderno y lo antiguo, su gente aun mantienen vivas sus tradiciones.

La Señora. María tiene 31 años, es casada en su unión conyugal a concebido 3 hijos de 6, 4 y 2 años de edad, su hijo mayor estudia en una escuelita de la localidad. Su esposo trabaja como jornalero, la casa en la que vive es propia.

Doña María pasa la mayor parte de su tiempo en casa al cuidado de sus hijos que aun son pequeños, para aportar a la economía de su casa trabaja en la agricultura, siembra hortalizas las que vende en su comunidad o en la ciudad, también cría pollos cerdos y cuyes.

El dinero de su crédito va ha invertir en la compra de pollos, cerdos, semillas y abono.

Su meta es crecer en su negocio.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 58
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  • $23,551,600
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped María Isabel to buy chickens, pigs, seeds and compost.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 23, 2013
Listed
Jun 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013