Barrio Sucre (Cuenca) Group
Gladys, a founder member of the Barrio Sucre communal bank, has built up a close friendship with her colleagues. She is 48, married and the mother of two children of 22 and 19, who are studying at a local school. Her husband works as a labourer and the house in which they live is the result of the couple's hard work.
Gladys shares her time between household chores and agriculture. She grows vegetables, which are either sold or consumed by her family. She also rears pigs, guinea pigs, chickens and livestock, whose milk she sells. She plans to invest her new loan in the purchase of livestock and animal feed. Her dream is for her children to be able to study for a professional career.
Una de las socias de este grupo es la Señora. Gladys, es una socia fundadora del banco comunal Barrio Sucre, en todo este tiempo ha llegado establecer una estrecha amistad con todas sus compañeras.
Doña Gladys tiene 48 años de edad, está casada y fruto de su unión conyugal ha concebido 2 hijos de 22 y 19 años que estudian en un colegio de la localidad. Su esposo labora como jornalero, la casa en la que vive es el fruto del trabajo conyugal.
La señora Gladys se dedica a los quehaceres de su hogar y a la agricultura, siembra hortalizas y sus cosechas son para la venta y para el consumo de su hogar, también cría cerdos, cuyes, gallinas y ganado del cual vende la leche.
Su nuevo crédito va a invertir en la compra de ganado y alimento para sus animales.
Su sueño es que sus hijos se preparen para que lleguen a ser profesionales.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
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