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Juan Carlos
Juan is 33 and lives with his wife and 4 children in Otavalo. He is described as a happy, dynamic and sociable person.

Juan has worked with an assistant for 6 years in his locksmith’s shop. He has worked with Fodemi since 2010 and the loan he is requesting currently is to buy materials to supply his business, which will help him to increase his sales and his income. This will enable him to provide an education for his children.

His dream is that his business will grow considerably, so that he will have more work and will be able to employ more people.
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Juan tiene 33 años vive con su esposa y sus 4 hijos en Otavalo. Juan se describe como una persona alegre, dinamica y sociable.

Trabaja con un ayudante 6 años en el taller de cerrajería en llaves. Trabaja con Fodemi desde el año 2010, elcrédito que solicita actualmente es para la compra de materia prima, para abastecer su negocio que le ayudará a incrementar sus ventas y sus ingresos lo cual le ayudará para poderles dar el estudio a sus hijos.

Su sueño es que su empresa crezca considerablemente para poder tener más trabajo y poder emplear a más personas.

Additional Information

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
  • 41
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,742,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Juan Carlos to buy material for his locksmith's shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2011
Sep 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012