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Rosario America
Rosario is 57 years old and has 11 children. She lives with her husband and her 14-year-old son who goes to high school. Rosario is a Colombian woman who decided to move to Ecuador 14 years ago when the guerrilla fighters wanted to take one of her daughters. At night time she fled to Ecuador in search of work and a tranquil life.

She makes a living raising small animals and she will invest the loan in the purchase of guinea pigs to grow her business and improve her family's quality of life.
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Rosario tiene 57 años de edad, ella tiene 11 hijos, vive con su esposo y un hijo de 14 años que asiste al colegio, Rosario es una señora colombiana que decidio trasladarse a Ecuador hace 14 años cuando los guerrilleros quisieron robarle a una de sus hijas y que al anocheser ella se vino a Ecuador en busca de trabajo y de una vida tranquila, ella se dedica a la crianza de animales menores y el credito lo va a invertir en la compra de cuyes para incrementar su neocio y mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 60
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,742,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Rosario America to buy guinea pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015