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Cefferino Gustavo

Update on Cefferino Gustavo

Cefferino Gustavo is 43, married, and has two children. He lives with his wife and children in Ventanas, in De los Ríos province.

He is a member the "26th of November" communal bank, located in Recinto Las Blancas, which is part of Ventanas canton. The members of the group raise livestock and farm.

Cefferino Gustavo farms, and grows soft corn. He is applying for the loan in order to buy seeds, urea, fertilizers and pesticides.

With the help of the loan, he will be able to buy what he needs for his crops.

He makes his purchases and sales in Ventanas. His dream is to be able to continue working to change his standard of living.

In his free time, he likes to work a lot.
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CEFFERINO GUSTAVO tiene 43 años de edad de estado casado tiene dos hijos, vive con la esposa y con los hijos en Ventanas Provincia de los Ríos.

Es integrante de la VRC 26 DE NOVIEMBRE, se encuentra ubicada en el recinto las Blancas, Perteneciente al Cantón ventanas, esta ventanilla se dedica a labores pecuarias y agrícolas.

CEFFERINO GUSTAVO se dedica a la agricultura a la siembra de maíz suave. Solicita el crédito para comprar semillas, urea, abonos, líquidos para las plagas.

Con la ayuda del crédito podrá comprar lo necesario para los cultivos.

Las compras y las ventas lo hace en Ventanas. El sueño es poder seguir trabajando para cambiar el estilo de vida.
En el tiempo libre le gusta trabajar mucho.

Previous Loan Details

Cefferino Gustavo is 43 years old, is married and lives with his wife and their children. He lives in El Cantón Ventanas Provincia de Los Ríos. This area is called V.R.C. 26 DE NOVIEMBRE, which is found located in Recinto Las Blancas, belonging to Cantón Ventanas. This area has ten members who... More from Cefferino Gustavo's previous loan »

Additional Information

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!

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 31
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,506,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Cefferino Gustavo to buy seeds, urea, fertilizers and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 31, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2012