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Total loan: $675

Maria Yasmin

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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador / Agriculture

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Maria Yasmin's story

Señora María is a member of the communal bank Mujeres con Decisión. She lives in the Cebollar sector in the city of Cuenca, a city that is bathed by 4 rivers, giving it the name Santa Ana de los 4 ríos [Santa Ana of the Four Rivers]. It has great natural and cultural wealth. Its people are warm-hearted and friendly and they have maintained their culture and traditions. Señora María is 26 years old, married, and her husband works as a private employee. They own their own home. She is a beauty professional as she has studied and has been working in her profession for two months. Her communal bank is in its second loan cycle and she is going to use her loan as start-up money to purchase chickens. He goal is to have her own beauty salon.