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Luz Margarita
Luz has been a member of the "10 de Agosto" [Tenth of August] loan group for 6 years, during which she has established bonds of friendship with all her friends and neighbors. She lives in Santa Ana Parish in Cuenca, where there is abundant vegetation and green fields of local agricultural products. From its center, one can admire a large part of the city of Cuenca, whose architecture is a blend of ancient and modern. The people are friendly, kind, and still maintain their culture and traditions.

Luz is 43 and is married. Her union has produced 7 children, ages 23, 20, 19,15, 13, 11, and 9. Her first child works and help out financially. The next two help with household chores. Two of the children are in secondary school, and the two youngest are in a local little grade school. Luz's husband is a construction worker and the house she lives in is her own.

She earns her living working in the fields, where she grows vegetables and uses the harvest both for the household and for sale. She also raises animals, including chickens, guinea pigs, pigs, and cows.

She plans to invest her loan in the purchase of feed for the animals and construction materials to finish the house.

Her goal is to buy a plot of land to expand the farm.
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La Señora. Luz se encuentra en el grupo de crédito 10 de Agosto desde hace 6 años tiempo en el que ha establecido lasos de amistad con todas sus vecinas y amigas, vive por la parroquia Santa Ana en Cuenca, lugar que tiene abundante vegetación y verdes prados productos de la agricultura del sector, desde su centro se puede admirar gran parte de la ciudad de Cuenca, su arquitectura es una mezcla de lo moderno y lo antiguo. Su gente es amable, gentil y que aun guardan su cultura y tradiciones.

La Señora Luz tiene 43 años de edad, está casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 7 hijos de 23, 20, 19, 15, 13, 11 y 9 años, su primero hijo trabaja y ayuda económicamente, sus dos hijas siguientes pasan en casa ayudando en los quehaceres domésticos, dos de sus hijos están en el colegio y sus dos últimos hijos estudian en una escuelita de la localidad. Su esposo labora como albañil, la casa en la que viven es propia.

Doña Luz se dedica a las tareas del campo, siembra hortalizas y su cosecha es para el consumo de su casa y para la venta, también se dedica a la crianza de animales como gallinas, cuye, cerdos y ganado.

El dinero de su crédito va a invertir en la compra de alimento para sus animales y también en materiales de construcción para acabar su vivienda.

Su meta es comprarse un terreno para crecer en la agricultura.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 96
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  • $24,098,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Luz Margarita to buy animal feed and construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 16, 2013
Listed
Sep 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014