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Gloria Felicidad

Update on Gloria Felicidad

Gloria is a member of the Victoria del Portete communal bank. She lives in the Quinta Chica area of Cuenca. It is a place with beautiful scenery. Its people are kind, charming, and very tenacious. They work day to day in order to improve their households’ financial stability.

Gloria, age 35, is married. They have two children, age 13 and 6. Her first daughter goes to high school, and her second daughter goes to a city primary school. Her husband works in the field of construction as a bricklayer. She does not have her own house, so she lives in a house that is lent to her by a relative.

In addition to devoting herself to her household, Gloria works very hard in the activities of the field. These are raising animals and farming. She has done this business activity ever since she was very young because she inherited it from her parents. It is now her source of income. In spite of being demanding work, she really likes to work in this business activity.

She used her previous loan to buy livestock, from which she got very good profits. She will use her new loan to buy chickens, guinea pigs, and pigs in order to fatten them and sell them.
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La Señora Gloria forma parte del banco comunal Victoria del Portete, vive por el sector de Quinta Chica en Cuenca, lugar que tiene hermosos paisajes, su gente es amable, gentil y muy luchadora que trabajan día a día para mejorar la estabilidad económica de sus hogares.

La Señora Gloria tiene 35 años de edad, está casada y en su unión conyugal ha concebido 2 hijos de 13 y 6 años de edad, su primera hija está estudiando en el colegio y su segunda hija en una escuelita de la ciudad. Su esposo labora en la rama de la construcción como albañil, no tiene casa propia por lo que vive en una casa prestada por un familiar.

Doña Gloria a más de dedicarse a su hogar, trabaja muy duro en las actividades del campo las cuales son la crianza de animales y la agricultura, realiza esta actividad desde muy joven ya que heredo de sus padres y ahora son su fuente de ingresos, a pesar de ser un trabajo sacrificado le gusta mucho trabajar en esta actividad.

Su crédito anterior lo invirtió en la compra de ganado del cual obtuvo muy buenas ganancias. Su nuevo crédito lo va a invertir en la compra de pollos, cuyes y cerdos para engordarlos y venderlos.

Previous Loan Details

Gloria is requesting her third loan from the Victoria del Portete communal bank. She lives in the Quinta Chica area of Cuenca. It is a beautiful place and the people who live there are friendly, kind, and very determined. They carry out their daily work to improve the economic stability of their ... More from Gloria Felicidad's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,524,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,525 helped Gloria Felicidad to buy chickens, guinea pigs, and pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2013
Jun 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013