Cintya is a 19 year old young woman and the single mother of a one year old girl. Cintya lives with her mother with her daughter and sisters. There is also a small piece of land there where she can keep her pigs and she has been raising them for a year. She will use the money from this loan to buy pigs to improve her business. Cintya wants to continue raising pigs so she can support her daughter and allow her to complete at least her secondary education. She attends school on the weekends.
Cintya es una señorita de 19 años de edad, ella en madre soltera, su hija tiene un año, Cintya vive en la casa de su madre con su hija y sus hermanas, ahí mismo hay un lotecito donde puede tener sus chanchos, ella se dedica a l jornal y es un año que se dedica a la crianza de chanchos, el crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de chanchos para mejorar su negocio, Cintya espera seguir con la crianza de chanchos para de ahí mantener a su hija y terminar por lo menos sus estudios secundarios ya que en la actualidad asiste al colegio los fines de semana o sea estudia semipresencial.
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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.