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Gladys Alicia
Gladys is an Ecuadorian young woman that was born in the city of Latacunga, she is 31 years old, single and lives in a house she owns with her monther, who has a small disability in her arm, her house is located in the city of Latacunga, in the district San Juan de Pastocalle, a rural zone of the city that is known for raising small livestock.
Gladys doesn't have children, she built her house with much effort and sacrifice after her mother inherited a small piece of land, she is a big support to her family because she works at a plantation and also has livestock such as pigs and chickens, her mother helps her taking care of the livestock, she learned the activity from her mother. She works on this during the morning and afternoon, she thinks the most difficult part is when she rans out of feed for her animals, but this hasn't been an obstacle to keep going and be a person of success.
Her biggest dream in life is to be able to buy herself a car, this would help her a lot to cut distance, today she is requesting a loan to buy more pigs and feed, this will help her increase her income and improve her life. Gladys is grateful to Fundacion Alternativa in Ecuador and to Kiva for making her work and personal life better.
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Gladys es una joven ecuatoriana nacida en la ciudad de Latacunga tiene 31 años de edad, es soltera vive en casa propia junto a la de su madre, quien tiene una pequeña discapacidad en su brazo, la casa está ubicada en la ciudad de Latacunga en la parroquia San Juan de Pastocalle en una zona rural de la ciudad, este sector es muy reconocido por la actividad de crianza de animales menores.
Gladys no tiene hijos construyo su casa con mucho esfuerzo y sacrificio ya que su madre le heredo un pequeño terreno, ella es un apoyo muy grande para su familia ya que trabaja en una plantación y además tiene sus animales como son cerdos y pollos, su madre es quien le ayuda con el cuidado de los animales, esta actividad la aprendió de su madre, se dedica a este trabajo en la mañana y en la tarde, considera que lo más difícil de esto es cuando se queda sin alimento para sus animales, pero esto no ha sido obstáculo para salir adelante y ser una persona de éxito.
Su mayor sueño en la vida es que algún momento pueda comprarse un carro ya que esto le serviría de mucho por la distancia, hoy está solicitando un crédito para la compra de más cerdos y alimento, esto ayudará que sus ingresos aumenten y mejoren su vida. Gladys agradece a Fundación Alternativa en Ecuador y a Kiva por hacer posible el crecimiento en su vida laboral y personal.

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About Fundación Alternativa

Fundación Alternativa encourages entrepreneurship and provides sustainable financial and non-financial services that promote social and economic development in Ecuador. The organization focuses on serving poor and excluded populations through analysis of clients' living conditions and by providing business training and other support services in urban, rural and marginalized parts of the country.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 95
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,212,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Gladys Alicia to buy more pigs and feed to improve her income.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 30, 2013
Listed
Dec 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Nov 17, 2014