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Nelson Alfredo
Nelson is a hardworking, responsible person who is very concerned for his family. He lives with his family in Pimampiro which is located an hour away from Ibarra in Imbabura Province.

Nelson has tomatoes growing in a greenhouse and needs to continue planting in order to have a good tomato production and for his business to continue growing so he’s taking out a new Fodemi loan to buy tomato seeds, manure and fungicide to continue planting and to obtain a good production and increase his income to improve his family’s quality of life.

Nelson dreams with building another greenhouse so that his tomatoes will be of good quality.
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Nelson es una persona trabajadora, responsable y muy preocupado por su familia. Nelson vive con su familia en Pimampiro que se encuentra a una hora de Ibarra en la Provincia de Imbabura.

Nelson tiene sembríos de tomate en invernadero, necesita seguir sembrando para tener una buena producción de tomates y que su negocio siga creciendo, lo cual realiza un nuevo crédito en Fodemi que lo va a invertir en la compra de semillas de tomate, abono, y fungicidas para seguir en el sembrío y obtener una buena producción e incrementar sus ingresos para mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

Nelson sueña en construir otro invernadero para que sus tomates sean de buena calidad.

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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
  • 30
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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 $1,000 helped Nelson Alfredo to buy tomato seeds, manure and fungicide.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2012
May 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 1, 2013