Update on Ana MaríaSra. Ana is a founding member of the Communal Bank “Los Talvos”. Throughout the entire time that she has been part of the group, the camaraderie with all of her friends has gotten stronger. Ana lives in the neighborhood that surrounds the parish of Valle in the city of Cuenca, which is known for being a major producer of corn and having attractions, such as the Lakes of Chochapamba, which are full of totora reeds. The people are hardworking, friendly, and kind.
Sra. Ana is 64 years old, widowed, and has 10 grown children. Two of them are single and help her financially. The ones who are married live independently. She owns the house in which she lives.
Doña Ana manages a store where she works Sunday through Sunday. She also devotes time to farming and raising small animals. The money from her loan will be used to buy provisions for her store so that she can expand her inventory with more products. Her goal is to grow her business.
La Señora. Ana tiene 64 años de edad, es viuda y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 10 hijos mayores de edad, dos hijos solteros trabajan y le ayudan económicamente, los hijos casados viven independientes, la casa en la que vive es propia.
Doña Ana se dedica a la atención de su tienda, labora de domingo a domingo, también se dedica a la agricultura y crianza de animales pequeños. El dinero de su crédito es para comprar víveres para su tienda ya que va ampliarla con más productos. Su meta es crecer en el negocio.
Previous Loan DetailsAna Maria T. is a member of the communal bank "Los Talvos." She lives in the community of San Miguel in the del Valle parish. This parish is known for its natural beauty, and its people work in agriculture and livestock production. The youths leave the city to look for better work opportunities;… More from Ana María's previous loan »
Concurrent and Successive Loans
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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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