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Francisca, 52, is a very hard-working and responsible person who likes to move forward with her family. Francisca lives with her children in Riobamba.

Francisca has made a living making blocks and bricks for a long time. She learned this business from her parents and it is an important source of income for her family.

Francisca needs to invest in the purchase of machinery to make blocks and bricks since the machinery she currently has is in disrepair and is delaying her production. With this investment she will be able to optimize her time and she can complete her orders on time.

Francisca dreams of her children continuing with the business and that they become professionals.
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Francisca tiene 52 años, es una persona muy trabajadora y responsable que le gusta salir adelante con su familia. Francisca vive con sus hijos en Riobamba.

Francisca se dedica a elaborar bloque y ladrillos desde hace mucho tiempo, este negocio lo amprendió de sus padres y este negocio es una fuente de ingresos importante para su familia. Francisca necesita invertir en la compra de una maquinaria elaboradora de bloques y ladrillos ya que actualmente la que tiene está en mal estado y demora su producción, con esta inversión optimizará tiempo y podrá cumplir sus pedidos a tiempo.

Francisca sueña en que sus hijos sigan con el negocio y que sean profesionales.

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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
  • 29
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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 $800 helped Francisca to buy new machinery for the fabrication of blocks and bricks since her current machinery is in disrepair and production is slow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 5, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 6, 2013