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Katherine Johana
Johana is a young woman who is 21 years of age. She is single and lives with her parents and a six-year-old sister who is in school.

Johana is very responsible and does a good job of looking after her cattle. She has been doing this for four years. The loan will be invested in the purchase of a cow. Raising livestock is a source of income for both her and her parents.

What this young woman aspires to do is to continue doing well in her business, just like she is doing now. She would like to expand her business so that it becomes more profitable. The income it generates would help her get ahead along with her family.
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Johana es una joven de 21 años de edad, ella es soltera vive con sus padres y una hermana de 6 años que se encuentra asistiendo a la escuela, Jhoana es muy responsable y cuida muy bien a su ganado al que se dedica desde hace 4 años, el crédito lo va a invertir comprando una vaca, ya que la ganadería es la fuente de ingresos de ella y de sus padres. Lo que esta joven aspira es que le siga yendo bien en su negocio como hasta ahora y así ampliarlo para que le deje mayor rentabilidad y con estos ingresos sobresalir juntamente con su familia

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of VisionFund Ecuador's effort to reach vulnerable populations located along Ecuador’s frontier with Colombia. This region generally lacks access to financial services and is populated by many Colombian refugees seeking asylum from guerrilla warfare. This loan is designed to help these vulnerable populations improve their lives and set up sustainable businesses.

About VisionFund Ecuador

VisionFund Ecuador is a microenterprise development fund that supports groups of entrepreneurs who lack access to formal financial systems. The organization works with vulnerable populations, especially women, in the marginalized urban and rural sectors of Ecuador. Its clients work in a variety of sectors including agriculture, artisan crafts and the commercial and service sectors. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to expand the organization’s services to the poor living in more rural parts of Ecuador.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,054,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Katherine Johana to buy a cow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 10, 2014
Mar 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2015