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Total loan: $2,125

Maria Holanda

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Montecristi, Manabí Province, Ecuador / Food

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A loan helped to buy fish.

Maria Holanda's story

Maria and her family live in the Montecristi, where the famous straw hats come from. This place continues to be very affected by COVID-19.

Maria is a very plucky woman who, alongside her husband, is looking to earn a living. The couple is able to to do this through loans, which allow them to finance their business and move ahead under the harsh reality brought about by the pandemic.

The couple work in fishing and also have a market stall in Manta. There they sell in bulk and retail. Maria helps with sales at the weekends, which is wen they have more sales. From home, she also sells to neighbours and local acquaintances.

This loan will be used to buy fish. Maria hopes to continue with the help of loans and hopes that this terrible pandemic will come to an end.