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Silvana Elizabeth
Silvana is 31 years old, divorced, with a 7 year old son and 14 year old daughter who attend primary and secondary school. Silvana raises chickens, pigs, and works in a sock factory. She is going to invest the loan in buying pigs to sell at the local market. She says that she is starting this business in order to have additional income as with her wages alone she can't cover all her and her children's expenses. Silvana dreams that her business goes well and to help her children be successful.
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Silvana es una mujer divorciada, que tiene 31 años de edad, un hijo de 7 y una hija de 14 años los que asisten a la escuela y colegio. Silvana se dedica a criar pollos, chanchos y trabaja en una fábrica de medias, el crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de chanchos para comercializarlos en la feria de la localidad, dice que emprende este negocio para tener otro ingreso ya que con el sueldo no le alcanza para cubrir todos los gastos de ella y sus hijos, la aspiración de Silvana es que en este negocio le vaya muy bien y así sacar adelante a sus hijos.

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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
  • 52
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,295,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Silvana Elizabeth to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2014
Mar 31, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015