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Total loan: $1,000
San Gabriel, Carchi Province, Ecuador / Food
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Katherine Andrea's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped buy a large cooking pot, milk, a blender, sugar, cinnamon and fruit.
Katherine Andrea's story
Andrea is a charismatic 19 year old businesswoman, lives in a common law marriage and has a 3 year old daughter. Andrea was taught to make a living adding value to yogurt by her stepmother, so that Andrea would have an income stream with which to provide for her daughter. Andrea really enjoys adding value to her product, she dreams of developing her business into a small company. She knows she'll have to struggle and fight for it, she has more than enough willpower. Andrea is requesting financing that will permit her to increase production. Her product is becoming known and accepted and is in increasing demand. To add value to her product, Andrea has to buy a large cooking pot, milk, a blender, sugar, cinnamon and fruit. For her next step, Andrea wants to label and register her product in order to enter a more competitive market. She is sure she will achieve her dream and so be able to secure a good future for her little girl.