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Edwin Patricio
Edwin is 28 years old and single. He lives with his grandfather, his mother who is a domestic worker and his 5 siblings. Two of them attend university and three go to Secondary school. Edwin is a young worker who raises pigs and works in a pay telephone business. Edwin will buy pigs with the loan as he can help his mother with the daily expenses. Edwin wants to expand his business and get ahead along with his family.
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Edwin es un joven soltero de 28 años de edad, él vive con su abuelito, su madre que se trabaja de empleada doméstica y sus 5 hermanos de los cuales 2 asisten a la universidad y 3 asisten al colegio, Edwin es un joven trabajador que se dedica desde hace 3 años a la crianza de chanchos y trabaja en cabinas telefónicas, con el crédito va a comprar chanchos, ya que con este negocio él puede ayudarle a su madre con los gastos diarios, Edwin aspira ampliar su negocio y salir adelante juntamente con su familia.

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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
  • 49
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,292,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Edwin Patricio to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2014
Mar 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015