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Jorge Ivan
Jorge is 36 years old, he is married and has two children that are studying. He raises pork and also works as a driver. His wife sells food at a stand. Jorge is going to invest the money from the loan in buying pigs to raise them at the barns his mother-in-law lets him use. Jorge says that he works and his wife works to buy a house for their children so that they can have a quiet life and continue with their studies.
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Jorge tiene 36 años de edad, está casado y tiene 2 hijos que se encuentran estudiando, el se dedica a la crianza de chanchos y también trabaja de chofer de un carro, su esposa se dedica a vender en un puesto de comidas, Jorge va a invertir el dinero del crédito comprando chanchos para dejarlos en chancheras que le presta su suegra, Jorge dice que su trabajo y el de su esposa es para comprar una casa para sus hijos y que ellos tengan una vida tranquila y que sigan adelante en sus estudios.

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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
  • 33
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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 $1,500 helped Jorge Ivan to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015