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Manuel De Jesus
Manuel is 33 years old. He is married and lives with his wife and 1-year-old son. He lives in the canton of Ventanas in the province of Los Rios.

He is a member of the solidarity group "10th of September," which is located in Lechugalito. It is a district that is part of the Ventanas canton and the Los Rios province.

Manual works in agriculture. He plants corn and raises chickens and pigs to help his family's economy. The most important crop is corn. He sells his products in the market in Ventanas.

He is applying for the loan for his agricultural work to buy urea, seeds, fertilizers, and balanced feed to raise and fatten chickens and pigs.

His dream is to travel to the beach with his family. In his free time he likes to rest and lie on the grass.
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Manuel tiene 33 años, es casado vive con la esposa y con los un hijo de 1 años. Vive en el cantón de Ventanas Provincia de los Ríos.

El socio es miembro de la ventanilla rural Aso. 10 de Septiembre que esta ubicado en Lechugalito es un recinto que pertenece al Cantón Ventanas Provincia de los Ríos.

Manuel trabaja en la agricultura en la siembra maiz y a la crianza de pollos y cerdos para incrementar la economía de la familia. El cultivo que más sobresale es el maíz, los productos los vende en el mercado de Ventanas.

El socio solicita el crédito para la agricultura, compra de urea, semillas, fertilizantes y balanceados de engorde y crianza de pollos y cerdos.

El sueño es viajar a la playa con la familia.

En los tiempos libres les gusta descansar y recostarse en el cesped

Additional Information

About Cooperativa San Jose

This loan is administered by Cooperativa San Jose, a 45,000-member credit union located high in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador’s poorest province, Bolivar. They offer a unique loan called “Ventanillas Rurales” [Window to the Countryside], which uses a group guarantee but is an individual loan with a savings component, mostly to rural borrowers. Due to low savings rates and a history of macroeconomic instability, many traditional loans in Ecuador demand interest rates that are prohibitively high for some borrowers. There is also a high incidence of extortionist black-market lending in Ecuador. CSJ helps mitigate these problems by providing a less onerous and more appropriate option. Join CSJ’s Lending Team!

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 86
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,026,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Manuel De Jesus to buy urea, seeds, fertilizers, and balanced feed for raising and fattening chickens and pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 29, 2013
Dec 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2014