Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Mary Estefania
Mary is 29 years old, married and has two children, a 10 year old boy and a 5 year old girl. She is happy, hard-working and responsible. She has a restaurant in the local market where she prepares stews, fried fish, etc. She needs the loan to buy ingredients to prepare her dishes, like rice, potatoes, etc. Her dream is to be able to buy a house and finish her children's education.
View original language description ↓
Mary, es una mujer de 29 años de edad, casada, alegre, trabajadora y responsable, tiene dos hijos un niño de 10 años y una niña de 5 años de edad. Ella tiene un restaurante en un mercado de la zona, ella prepara encebollados, pescado frito entre otros. Ella necesita el préstamo para comprar ingredientes para preparar sus platos, como arroz, papas entre otros. Su sueño es poder comprarse una casa y terminar de educar a sus hijos.

Additional Information

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
  • 51
    View loans »
    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,303,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Mary Estefania to buy ingredients like rice, potatoes, etc. to prepare her meals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2014
Apr 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015