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Vicente is a humble person from the Ecuadorian plains. Vicente is 48. He has 5 children and lives with his wife and children. Vicente is defined as a charismatic, honest, responsible and very cheerful person during the time he passes with his family. Vicente loves his family very much and he really likes the countryside. That is why, since he was little, he has worked in farming and raising animals.

The loan he has asked FODEMI for will be invested in buying two cows for double milking, because he distributes milk. Vicente says that working in the fields is arduous but has a lot of benefits, because he spends his time with his family and when you really work hard the earnings are very good.

Vicente's dream is to have a small farm with a lot of heads of cattle to be a milk distributor and sell in the markets and in the communities surrounding the area where Vicente lives.
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Don Vicente es una persona humilde del páramo ecuatoriano, Vicente tiene 48, tiene 5 hijos vive junto a su esposa e hijos, Vicente se define como una persona carismática, honrada, responsable y muy alegre en los momentos que pasa con su familia, Vicente ama mucho a su familia y le encanta el campo, es por ello que desde pequeño se dedicó a la agricultura y a la crianza de animales.
El crédito solicitado a FODEMI se lo invertirá en la compra de dos vacas de doble ordeño ya que se dedicara a la distribución de leche, Vicente comenta que el trabajo del campo es sacrificado pero tiene muchos réditos ya que se pasa en familia y cuando se pone muchas ganas las ganancias económicas son muy buenas.
El sueño que don Vicente tiene es el tener una pequeña finca con muchas cabezas de ganado para ser distribuidor de leche y vender en los mercados y en las comunidades aledañas donde Vicente vive.

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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
  • 45
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,542,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Vicente to buy two cows for double milking for milk production.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2012
Jan 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2014