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Total loan: $600
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Zoila Graciela

Ecuador
Chillanes, Ecuador / Clothing Sales

A loan of $600 helped buy more clothing to sell.


Zoila Graciela's story

Zoila is 44 years old, married, and lives in the neighborhood of Chillanes in the Province of Bolivar with her husband and three children, whose names are Tatiana (21), Luz Angelica (16) and Fatima (9). Zoila is a member of the rural loan group “Santa Rosa de Agua Clara”, which is located two hours away from Chillanes. The group is composed of 15 members in total, most of whom have small shops.

Zoila sells assorted clothing. She purchases the items in Guayaquil and Ambato and sells them in the surroundings of Bucay. She is requesting this loan to increase her stock. Her desire is to have in her shop all her clients need and thus increase her income. She hopes everything will go well with her business to be able to help her mother and children.

On a typical day, she wakes up very early, makes coffee, sends her children to school, then prepares lunch ahead of time. At 9am she opens her business, and she works all day. Her husband is currently working abroad.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 10, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 10, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: Cooperativa San Jose