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Erika  Valeria
Erika lives in Santo Domingo de los Colorados, a city well-known for being the bridge between the mountains and coast in Ecuador. She is 21 years old and is a single mother who lives with her son at her parent’s house, in an area called La Florida. It is a very productive sector.

Erika is very hardworking and always works to get her family ahead. She has planted cacao on her parent’s farmland and goes out to sell in town every week. Things have gone well for her and she needs a loan to buy seeds and compost to increase her production.

She says that she is happy with Fundación Alternativa and it’s helped her business very much. She is very grateful to Kiva for their help.
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En Santo Domingo de los Colorados una ciudad muy conocida en Ecuador por ser el puente entre la sierra y la costa habita Erika, una señora de 21 años; madre soltera quien vive con su hijo en casa de padres en un recinto llamado La Florida, un sector muy productivo.
Erika es una mujer luchadora, siempre ha trabajado para sacar adelante a su familia. En una pequeña finca de propiedad de sus padres ha sembrado cacao y ají, los mismos que ya están en producción, cosecha y sale a vender todas las semanas al pueblo, le ha ido muy bien; por lo que ahora necesita crédito para la compra de semillas y abono y mejorar su producción.
Es clienta nueva en la institución, se siente muy feliz ya que Fundación Alternativa le ha ayudado mucho para mejorar su negocio, está muy agradecida con Kiva por la ayuda brindada.

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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.

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About Ecuador

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 102
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,946,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,625 helped Erika Valeria to buy seeds and compost.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 23, 2014
Listed
Feb 8, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 17, 2015