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Nelson Agustin

Update on Nelson Agustin

Nelson is 34 years old. He is in a common law marriage and lives with his wife and children, aged 12, 11, 9, 8 and 4. He likes to go to church.

He lives in the Ventanas canton in the province of los Ríos. He belongs to a solidarity group called La Paulina, located in the parish of Puerto Pechiche in the precinct of La Paulina in the Pueblo Viejo canton. This solidarity group is dedicated to agriculture and the production of livestock.

For some years, Nelson has made a living farming corn and rice. He buys his supplies in Ventana and sells his products at a market there.

He is asking for the loan to buy manure and fertilizer for planting corn. The loan will help him to increase his income. His dream is to buy a piece of land so that he doesn't have to rent one.
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Nelson tiene 34 años de edad estado civil Unión Libre vive con su esposa e hijo de 12, 11, 9, 8 y 4 años. Vive en el Cantón Ventanas provincia de los Ríos.
La ventanilla se llama LA PAULINA se encuentra ubicada en el parroquia Puerto Pechiche recinto La Paulina, pertenece al cantón Pueblo Viejo esta ventanilla se dedica a labores agrícolas y pecuarias.
Nelson se dedica a la agricultura a la siembra de maíz y arroz desde hace algunos años. Compra sus productos en Ventanas y las vende en el mercado del mismo lugar.
El crédito solicito para la compra de abono y fertilizantes para la siembra del maíz. El préstamo le ayudado a mejorar sus ingresos. Su sueño es comprarse un terrero para no arrendar.
Le gusta asistir a la iglesia.

Previous Loan Details

Nelson is 33 years old. He is in a common law marriage and lives with his wife and children, aged 12, 11, 9, 8 and 3. He lives in the Ventanas canton in the Los Ríos province. The bank is named LA PAULINA and is located in the Puerto Pechiche parish in the community of La Paulina. It belongs ... More from Nelson Agustin's previous loan »

Additional Information

About Cooperativa San Jose

This loan is administered by Cooperativa San Jose, a 45,000-member credit union located high in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador’s poorest province, Bolivar. They offer a unique loan called “Ventanillas Rurales” [Window to the Countryside], which uses a group guarantee but is an individual loan with a savings component, mostly to rural borrowers. Due to low savings rates and a history of macroeconomic instability, many traditional loans in Ecuador demand interest rates that are prohibitively high for some borrowers. There is also a high incidence of extortionist black-market lending in Ecuador. CSJ helps mitigate these problems by providing a less onerous and more appropriate option. Join CSJ’s Lending Team!

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About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 31
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,506,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Nelson Agustin to buy seeds and fertilizer for planting corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 26, 2014
Jul 21, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 25, 2015
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Nelson Agustin. It was first posted on Kiva on Jan, 2014. Learn More