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Aida Esperanza
At 36 years old Aida is married and has 4 children who are 8, 11,16 and 18 years old. One of her children goes to secondary school and 2 go to primary school. Aida has made a living raising pigs since she was 16 years old, and says it is going well and that she would like to improve her business. Her husband works in agriculture and as a day laborer.

With this loan she will buy the same pigs as those that she raises on the pig farm. Aida's goal is to continue to properly care for her animals to make her business profitable and to pay for the costs of education and food for her children.
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Con 36 años de edad Aida está casada y tiene 4 hijos de 8, 11,16 y 18 años de los cuales uno va al colegio y 2 van la escuela, Aida se dedica a criar chanchos desde que tenía 16 años, comenta que le va bien en este y que le gustaría mejorar su negocio, su esposo se dedica a la agricultura y a trabajar al jornal, con el crédito va a comprar chanchos los mismos que los cría en una chanchera, la meta de Aida es seguir cuidando adecuadamente a sus animales para que su negocio sea rentable y pagar los gastos de educación y alimentación de 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
  • 50
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,308,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Aida Esperanza to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2014
Mar 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015