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Edison Arley
Edison is a young man who is 24 years of age. He is married and has a four-year-old daughter who is in school. Edison and his wife are Colombian and have been living in Ecuador for four years. He works as a day laborer, but he and his wife also sell plastic goods. This loan will be invested in the purchase of plastic goods that he can offer from a small retail space owned by a friend. Edison will also sell his goods as a street vendor.

He hopes to improve and increase his business, which would allow him to rent a shop where he can offer his products. His wife works full-time at the business.
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Ediso es un joven de 24 años de edad el esta casado tienen una hija de 4 años de edad que ya asite a la escuela, Edison juntamente con su esposa son colombianos que viven 4 años en Ecuador, Edison se dedica a trabajar al jornal y juntamente con su esposa tambien se dedica a vender productos de plastico, el credito lo va a invertir en la compra de productos de plastico para ofrecerlos en un pequeño espacio del local de una amiga y tambien los ofrece de manera ambulante, Edison espera mejorar su negocio e incrementarlo y que esto le permita arrendar un local para ofrecer sus productos y que su esposa trabaje a tiempo completo en este negocio.

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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
  • 38
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,684,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Edison Arley to buy plastic goods to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2014
Jul 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015