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Jorge Alfredo
Jorge is a very cheerful young man. He has earned his living in farming and ranching for the past two years. He says that he also works part-time as a sales clerk in a pharmacy. He says that his livestock-raising business is good because it provides an additional income to cover the expenses of caring for and educating his son, who is six years old. He will invest the loan in the purchase of calves.

Jorge hopes to continue working and improving his business in order to to provide for his son.
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Jorge es un joven muy alegre, el se dedica a la agricultura y a la ganaderia desde 2 años atrás, comenta Jorge que tambien trabaja a medio tienpo de vendedor en una farmacia , dice que es bueno el negocio de criar ganado ya que asi tiene un ingreso mas para cubrir los gastos de educacion y mantener a su hijo que tiene 6 años, el credito lo va a invertir en la compra de terneros, Jorge espera seguir trabajando y mejorar su negocio para sacar adelante a su hijo.

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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
  • 53
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,996,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Jorge Alfredo to buy calves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2014
Jul 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2015