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Alicia Yisenia
Alicia Yisenia F. M. is 34 years old. She has a common-law marriage and lives with her partner and children in the canton of Ventanas, located in the Los Ríos province. She has three children.

The members of the Unidos Somos Más solidarity group are located in the Marañon area, in the Puerto Pechiche parish which is part of the canton of Pueblo Viejo. This rural cooperative works in short cycle farming planting corn, rice, and beans.

Alicia has worked growing corn, rice and beans especially for the past eight years. She buys her products in Comercial López in Ventanas and sells them in the Ventanas market and in the same area.

She is requesting the loan for the purchase of farming supplies and fertilizers for her crops. The loan support will help her financially to meet her needs. She faces challenges such as pests, diseases, and the change in climate. Her dream is to have her own house and to purchase land.

She likes to cook all kinds of food and wash clothes.

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Alicia Yisenia F. M. tiene 34 años. Vive en Unión Libre, vive con el compañero y los hijos viven en el cantón de Ventanas en la Provincia de Los Ríos. Tiene 3 hijos.

Los miembros de la V.R.C. UNIDOS SOMO MAS, se encuentra ubicada en el recinto el Marañon, por la parroquia Puerto Pechiche perteneciente al Cantón Pueblo viejo, esta ventanilla se dedica labores agrícolas de ciclo corto siembra de maíz, arroz fréjol.

Alicia se dedica de manera especial al cultivo de maíz, arroz y fréjol desde hace 8 años. Los productos lo comprar en Comercial López en Ventanas y los vende en el mercado de Ventanas y en el mismo recinto.

Solicita el crédito para la comprar de insumos agrícolas y fertilizantes para los cultivos. Con el apoyo del crédito le ayudaría económicamente para suplir sus necesidades. Enfrentan desafíos como las plagas y enfermedades y la variedad del clima. Su sueño es tener casa propia y comprar terreno.
Le gusta cocinar toda clase de comidas y lavar la ropa.

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About Cooperativa San Jose

This loan is administered by Cooperativa San Jose, a 45,000-member credit union located high in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador’s poorest province, Bolivar. They offer a unique loan called “Ventanillas Rurales” [Window to the Countryside], which uses a group guarantee but is an individual loan with a savings component, mostly to rural borrowers. Due to low savings rates and a history of macroeconomic instability, many traditional loans in Ecuador demand interest rates that are prohibitively high for some borrowers. There is also a high incidence of extortionist black-market lending in Ecuador. CSJ helps mitigate these problems by providing a less onerous and more appropriate option. Join CSJ’s Lending Team!

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,604,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Alicia Yisenia agricultural supplies and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 17, 2010
Nov 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011