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Gladys Amparo
Gladys is 34 years old. She feels she is a strict, responsible person with a great desire to exceed herself personally and in her family. Gladys lives with her husband and their three children in the city of Ibarra.

Gladys makes a living raising animals such as pigs and guinea pigs. She has carried out this activity for three years. She started with a mothering sow and now has five. Gladys hopes to continue getting ahead and improving the breed of her pigs. She needs a loan in order to invest in buying 10 pink pig piglets and also to buy animal feed for them. This investment will allow her to improve her sales and income which will help her to improve her family's quality of life.

Gladys dreams of having a large pig farm and becoming a distributor to large companies and so improve her children's quality of life and give them a good education.
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Gladys tiene 34 años, se considera una persona estricta, responsable , con muchos deseos de superación personal y familiar. Gladys vive con su esposo y sus tres hijos en la ciudad de Ibarra.

Gladys se dedica a la crianza de animales como cerdos y cuyes, está en este negocio tres años, ella empezó con un chanchito reproductor, actualmente tiene 5 chanchos reproductores, Gladys con el desep de seguir adelante y mejorar la raza de sus chanchos necesita un crédito para que pueda invertir en la compra de 10 crías de cerdos rosados y también para la compra de balanceado para su alimentación, inversión que le permitirá mejorar sus ventas e ingresos que le ayudará a mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

Gladys sueña en tener un criadero de cerdos grandes, para poder convertirse en una distribuidora a las empresas grandes y así mejorar la calidad de vida de sus hijos y darles una buena educación.

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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.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 43
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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 $600 helped Gladys Amparo to buy 10 'pink pig' piglets and also to buy animal feed for them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 2, 2013