Total loan: $700

Maria De Lourdes

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Manta, Manabí Province, Ecuador / Services

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A loan helped to buy supplies for the office and also clothing for women.

Maria De Lourdes's story

37-year old Maria De Lourdes has a 10-year old son who attends school. They live in Manta which was seriously affected by the April 16, 2016, earthquake in which buildings and commerce were impacted and many lives were lost. Manta is considered to be the most important coastal town. It has beautiful and inviting beaches. The majority of the local people earn their living from fishing.

Maria De Lourdes is a qualified public accountant. She does the accounts for different private individuals and one other business. She has an office in her house where she works doing accounts. She sends documents vis the Internet and delivers them personally to Servicio de Rentas Internas (SRI).

At the beginning the health crisis caused her a lot of problems since she was not able to work. Institutions and businesses were closed; her clients stopped their financial activities. However, now she is slowly reactivating her business so she can continue generating an income.

With this new loan Maria she plans to buy supplies for the office and also clothing for women which she is thinking of selling. Her dream is to have a very big accounting office. She also wishes that her family stays very healthy.