Update on Nila MaríaNila has been part of the “La Paz” credit group for some time now. She likes it because of the unity and companionship that exists since it’s a very organized group and everyone has the same objective which is to improve the quality of life at home. She lives in the city of Cuenca, a place that enjoys natural and architectonic beauty; it has a varied cuisine that captivates all who visit it. This is a city that’s also the birthplace of great writers and sports figures.
Nila is 48-years-old and in her marriage has had 7 children. Three of her children are married, three work and help her out economically and her youngest who is 8-years-old attends the little local school. Her husband works in pottery making and they own the house they live in.
Nila works every day making pottery, work she’s been doing for the last 25 years. She started in this business thanks to her husband who knew this art and she now participates in this family business.
She used her previous loan to buy raw materials and earned very good profits. She’s repeating the loan since she’ll use it to buy paint, clay figurines and clay she needs to manufacture her crafts.
Doña Nila tiene 48 años, es casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 7 hijos, tres de sus hijos son casados, tres trabajan y le ayudan económicamente, su último hijo de 8 años estudia en una escuelita de la ciudad. Su esposo se dedica a la alfarería, la casa en la que viven es propia.
La Señora. Nila trabaja diariamente en la alfarería, trabajo en el que se encuentra desde hace 25 años, en este negocio se inicio gracias a su esposo quien sabia de este arte y ahora ya forma parte del trabajo familiar.
Su crédito anterior lo invertido en la compra de materia prima, del cual obtuvo muy buenas ganancias. Esta repitiendo el crédito pues lo va a invertir en la compra de pinturas, figuras de barro y arcilla que necesita para la elaboración de sus artesanías.
Previous Loan DetailsNila is requesting her second loan with the communal bank La Paz. She lives in the city of Cuenca which receives many tourists to its historical center, designated in December 1999 as Culture Heritage site. Its four rivers, culture, tradition and gastronomy captivate both locals and visitors. ... More from Nila María's previous loan »
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