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Gustavo is a steady person, very hardworking, honest and enterprising. Gustavo is a single father and lives with his daughter that he loves with all his heart. He teaches her Christian values to make her a good woman. He is a cheerful person, very charismatic and is united with people that need it. These qualities have earned him the affection of his community and colleagues.

The loan requested through Fodemi, will be used to paint his taxi and with the maintenance, specifically the engine since it is old and has some flaws. Gustavo said that it is important to keep perfect conditions for the safety and comfort of his clients.

Gustavo's dream, that he continues working everyday to have, is to provide his daughter with the best education so she can be a good professional.
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El Sr. Gustavo es una persona de temple, muy trabajador, honesto y emprendedor, Don Gustavo es padre soltero, vive con su hija a la cual ama con toda su vida, y le enseña valores cristianos para que sea una buena mujer, don gustavo se define como una persona alegre, muy carismatico y solidario con la gente que lo necesita, son estas cualidades que le han hecho merecedor del carino de su comunidad y de sus colegas de trabajo.

El credito solicitado a Fodemi, se lo va a invertir en la pintada y en el arreglo mecanico del taxi, especificamente el motor, ya que como el taxi es antiguo tiene algunas falencias, Gustavo dice que es importante tener en perfectas condiciones su taxi para dar seguridad y confort a sus clientes.

El sueño que Don Gustavo tiene es seguir trabajando dia a dia para brindarle la mejor educación a su hija, para que sea una buena profesional que es lo que mas gustavo sueña todos los dias.

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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
  • 32
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,705,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Gustavo to paint and with the maintenance of the taxi, to provide better security and service to his clients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014