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Yessenia Colombia
The Communal Bank Jardín De La Artesanía (Garden of the Crafts) meets every fifteen days in Montecristi Canton, known for its rich pre-colonial culture and crafts, which are recognized nationally and internationally; the place of the famous Panama hats.

Yessenia lives here. She is 39 years old, a single mother and has three children ages 20, 17 and 11; the two youngest go to school. She learned cutting and tailoring by practicing but doesn't have a certification.

Yessenia is a very hard working woman who likes to be self-sufficient and to get her family ahead. She has a sewing workshop in her house where she makes clothes mostly sports clothing and school clothing in the city. Also, she makes all types of clothing for people who go to her house since they know the quality of her work. She has been doing this work for 5 years which helps her to support her children on her own.

This loan is to buy threads, fabrics, fasteners and other materials that she need to make her garments. She has been in the Communal Bank for five cycles and she likes it because the loans are a great help.

Her dream is that her children finish their studies and become great professionals.
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EL Banco Comunal Jardín De La Artesanía se reúne cada quince días en Cantón Montecristi, conocido por su rica cultura pre colonial y por su artesanía que es reconocida a nivel nacional e internacional. Lugar de los famosos sombreros de paja toquilla.

En este lugar vive la señora Yessenia, tiene 39 años de edad, es madre soltera y tiene tres hijos de 20, 17 y 11 años de edad, los menores estudian en colegio y escuela. Ella aprendió corte y confección solo con práctica pero no cuenta con un certificado de artesana.

Doña Yessenia es una mujer muy trabajadora que le gusta valerse por sí misma y sacarle adelante a su familia, ella tiene un taller de costura en su casa donde se dedica a confeccionar ropa más que todo ropa deportiva para instituciones educativas de la ciudad, también elabora todo tipo de ropa para personas particulares que llegan hasta su casa ya que conocen la calidad de su trabajo, lleva 5 años dedicada a esta labor con la cual saca adelante sola a sus hijos.

Este crédito es para comprar hilos, telas, cierres y otros materiales más que ella necesita para confeccionar sus prendas. Lleva cinco ciclos en el Banco Comunal y le gusta porque los créditos le son de mucha ayuda.

Su sueño es que sus hijos terminen sus estudios y sean grandes profesionales.

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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Yessenia Colombia to buy threads, fabrics, fasteners and other materials for tailoring.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 26, 2013
Listed
Jul 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013