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Mary
The members of the Madres Unidas Community Bank meet every 15 days in Los Bajos de Montecristi, a city known for its wide variety of traditional products, such as the toquilla straw hats, which are famous within Ecuador and beyond.

Señora Mary lives here. She is 56, married and has six grown-up and independent children. Her husband is a driver.

Mary is a teacher in a local school, but to make extra money on the side, she works in business. She has a premises in her home in which she sells tyres, oil, brake fluid and other spare car and motorbike parts. She also has a small snack store there.

While she carries out her activities as a school teacher one of her children or her husband help out in her business. Once she gets back, she takes charge of the business. She works every day and she has had the business for over ten years, which has really helped her to support her children, who are now professionals.

This loan is to buy tyres, oil, filters and brake fluid, which is what sells the most. She has been a member of the Community Bank since the beginning and she likes it because the loans have enabled her to expand her business.

Her dream is to move forwards sucessfully.
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En Los Bajos de Montecristi, ciudad conocida por su gran diversidad de productos típicos, como por ejemplo los sombreros de paja toquillas conocidos dentro y fuera del país se reúnen cada 15 días las socias del Banco Comunal Madres Unidas.

En este lugar vive la señora Mary, tiene 56 años de edad, está casada y de esta relación tienen seis hijos mayores de edad e independientes Su esposo es chofer.

Doña Mary es maestra en una escuela de la localidad pero para tener ingresos extras también se dedica al comercio, ella tiene un local en su casa en el cual vende llantas, filtros, aceites, líquidos de frenos y otros repuestos mas de carros y motocicletas, allí también tiene una pequeña tienda de víveres, mientras ella cumple con sus actividades como maestra uno de sus hijos o su marido le ayudan en su negocio y una vez que llega ella es quien se encarga del negocio, trabaja todos los días y este negocio lo tiene más de 10 años el cual le ha ayudado mucho para sacar adelante a sus hijos quienes ya son profesionales.

Este crédito es para comprar llantas, aceites, filtros y líquido de frenos que es lo que más se vende. Esta desde el inicio en el Banco Comunal y le gusta porque los créditos le han permitido aumentar su negocio.

Su sueño es seguir adelante.


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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Mary to buy tyres, oil, filters and brake fluid.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 30, 2013
Listed
Sep 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014