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Ana Cecilia
Ana lives in San Gabriel. She is 42 years old, married and she and her husband work in the bakery they have had for 18 years. They also have five children but only their 14 year old lives with them and attends high school. They have two employees at the bakery and will use the money from this loan to buy supplies for baking bread. Ana’s goal is to better her business, buy display cases, and increase her sales so she can hire more employees. She wants her son to attend university and become a professional.
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En la ciudad de San Gabriel vive la señora Ana, una mujer casada de 42 años de edad, Ella y su esposo trabajan en su panadería que la tienen ya desde hace 18 años atrás, tienen 5 hijos pero viven con uno de ellos de 14 años que está asistiendo al colegio. Para el funcionamiento de la panadería tienen contratado a dos empleados y el crédito lo van a destinar para adquirir materia prima y productos para la elaboración del pan. La meta de Ana es adecuar mejor su negocio, comprar vitrinas y si las ventas mejoran contratar a más empleados. Ella aspira que su hijo vaya a la universidad y se convierta en un profesional.

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This loan is part of VisionFund Ecuador's effort to reach vulnerable populations located along Ecuador’s frontier with Colombia. This region generally lacks access to financial services and is populated by many Colombian refugees seeking asylum from guerrilla warfare. This loan is designed to help these vulnerable populations improve their lives and set up sustainable businesses.

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
  • 35
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,541,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Ana Cecilia to buy supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2014
Mar 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2015