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María Concepcion
María is taking out her fourth loan at her friends' side from the Fe y Alegría communal bank. She likes this type of loan because they are quick and she shares with her friends. She lives in the city of Cuenca, a place that has a lot of beauty in its architecture. It is bathed in 4 rivers that shelter it. This city is the cradle of writers and artisans. It's cuisine captivates the palates of its own people and visitors alike.

María is 46 years old. She is married and from her marriage has 2 children, aged 23 and 17. Her oldest son works and her second son is in high school. Her husband works as a bricklayer. They own the house they live in.

For 3 months, María has worked cleaning houses. Right now, the work is going well for her. In her house she grows vegetables and harvests them for her household consumption and to sell. She also raises egg-laying chickens and guinea pigs.

She is going to invest her loan in buying chickens, guinea pigs, seeds and fertilizer for her crops.

Her goal is to fix her house.
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La Señora. María se encuentra realizando su cuarto crédito a lado de sus amigas y compañeras del grupo de crédito Fe y Alegría, le gusta esta forma de créditos porque son rápidos y comparte con sus amigas. Vive en la ciudad de Cuenca lugar que goza de mucha belleza por la arquitectura, esta bañada por 4 ríos quienes la cobijan, esta ciudad es cuna de escritores y artesanos, su gastronómica cautiva el paladar de propios y extraños.

La Señora. María tiene 46 años, es casada y fruto de su unión conyugal ha concebido 2 hijos de 23 y 17 años, su primer hijo trabaja y su segundo hijo estudia en el colegio. Su esposo labora como albañil, la casa en la que vive propia.

Doña María desde hace 3 meses se dedica a limpiar casas, trabajo que por el momento le va bien, en su casa se dedica a la siembra de hortalizas y lo que cosecha es para el consumo de su casa y para la venta, también cría pollos, gallinas de postura y cuyes.

Su crédito va a invertir en la compra de pollos, cuyes, semillas y abono para sus cultivos.

Su meta es arreglar su casa.



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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
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  • $24,212,550
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped María Concepcion to buy chickens, guinea pigs, seeds and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 28, 2013
Listed
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014