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Renato Carlos
Every other week in the canton of Rocefuerte, the members of the Rocafuerte Community Bank meet. This area is known for the delicious desserts the locals make and are popular throughout the entire country.

This is where Renato lives. He is single, 25 years old, and lives in his aunt's home. He is in his final semester of civil engineering at the Technical University of Manabí. He hopes to graduate and be able to work in this profession for the benefit of himself and his family.

In addition to this studies, Renato also manages a business selling the linens, mattress covers, bedspreads, and pillowcases that his aunt makes. He makes his sales door to door and the majority of his sales come through orders made in advance. He works everyday in the morning because he then concentrates on his studies in the afternoons and evenings. Thanks to this business he's been able to keep up with his studies.

This loan will be used to purchase thread and fabric for making sheets and blankets. Renato has been a member of this community bank for four years, and he likes it because the interest rates are low. His goal is to finish his studies and find work in his field.
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En el cantón Rocafuerte se reúnen cada quince días las socias del Banco Comunal Rocafuerte. Este lugar se lo conoce por sus deliciosos dulces que preparan los lugareños y que son reconocidos en todo el país.

En este lugar vive el señor Renato, tiene 25 años, es soltero y vive en la casa de una tía, estudia el último semestre de ingeniería civil en una Universidad Técnica De Manabí, de la cual espera graduarse y así poder ejercer su profesión para su bien y el de su familia.

Él además de preocuparse por sus estudios también se dedica al comercio, vende sabanas, cobertores de colchones, sobrecamas y fundas de almohadas, mismas que su tía elabora y que él se encarga de comercializar, su forma de venta es puerta a puerta y la mayor parte de sus ventas son por pedidos que sus clientes le realizan con anticipación, trabaja todos los días en las mañanas ya que en las tardes y noches tiene que dedicarse a sus estudios, gracias a este negocio ha podido seguir adelante en sus estudios.

Este crédito es para comprar telas e hilos para elaborar las sabanas y cobertores. Lleva 4 años en el Banco Comunal y le gusta porque los intereses son bajos.

Su sueño es terminar sus estudios y ejercer su profesión.

About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 73
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  • $23,920,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Renato Carlos purchase thread and fabric.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 28, 2013
Listed
Jul 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013