Total loan: $675

Melida Graciela

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Portoviejo, Manabí Province, Ecuador / Housing

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A loan helped to do maintenance and repairs on apartments.

Melida Graciela's story

The city of Portoviejo was affected by the April 16, 2016 earthquake. The city is rich in the production of vegetables, legumes and tropical fruit for domestic consumption.

Melida Graciela is 88 years old. She is a widow and she has 8 children, all of them grown and independent. She lives in her own house. Despite her advanced age, Melida rents out apartments. They pay her monthly and her children help her to keep track of the payments. She used to sell clothing that a daughter who lives in the USA would send her. With this new loan, she will do maintenance and repairs on the apartments. Her dream is to for her and her family to continue to have good health.