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Rosa is 29 years old and lives in the city of Otavalo in northern Ecuador. She is married and lives with her husband and their children. Her children are aged nine and four.

Rosa is a serious person. She is also hard-working and responsible. In her business, she makes children’s pajamas. She began her own business three years ago with the intention of working to support her children while being able to keep them by her side as she worked. This is Rosa’s first loan and she will use it to invest in cloth for her business. She hopes that the loan will help her to economically provide for the well-being of her children. In the future, Rosa wants to expand her business and employ others.

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About VisionFund Ecuador

VisionFund Ecuador is a microenterprise development fund that supports groups of entrepreneurs who lack access to formal financial systems. The organization works with vulnerable populations, especially women, in the marginalized urban and rural sectors of Ecuador. Its clients work in a variety of sectors including agriculture, artisan crafts and the commercial and service sectors. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to expand the organization’s services to the poor living in more rural parts of Ecuador.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 72
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,542,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Rosa to purchase cloth to make children's pajamas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2011
Aug 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 16, 2012