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Mariuxy Cesibel
Mariuxi is married, she lives with her husband and two daughters. One of the girls goes to the public school in the area, and the other one is still a one-year-old baby. The live together in her parent's home in the city of Santo Domingo De Los Tsachilas, a sector of the coast of Ecuador known to be the terrestrial port of the country, since it is where the mountain range and the coast meet.

Mariuxi is very dedicated to her daughters and to her work. She goes around selling bed sheets, quilts, towels, and clothing. She has loyal customers, and she has been able to contribute to her family with this income. By the afternoon she is already back to the care of her daughters. Her husband also helps a lot, he has been working in construction for several years now.

With this loan, Mariuxi will be able to buy more merchandise, invest in awnings, pillows, and more garments, to stock her business. With this she aspires to increase her income, and then, little by little, in a not too distant future, she wants to set up a shop. She is very thankful to Fundacion Alternativa, and to all the people at Kiva, for making it possible for her to receive a loan, for which no other institution had opened doors for her.
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Mariuxi es una señora casada, vive junto a su esposo y dos hijas, una niña asiste a la escuela fiscal del sector y la otra es aún una nena de un añito, juntos viven en casa de sus padres en la ciudad de Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas, sector de la costa del Ecuador, conocida por ser el puerto terrestre del país ya que es aquí donde se une la sierra y la costa.
Mariuxi es una señora muy dedicada a sus hijas y a su trabajo, ella recorre a vender sábanas, edredones, toallas y ropa, cuenta con clientela fija, con este ingreso ella ha podido aportar en su familia, por las tardes ya está junto a sus hijas en el cuidado de ellas. Su esposo también ayuda mucho, él trabaja de constructor ya varios años.
Mariuxi con este crédito podrá comprar más mercadería, invertir en toldos, almohadas y más ropa, para surtir su negocio, con esto aspira mejorar sus ingresos y luego poco a poco en un futuro no muy lejano desea ponerse un local
Se siente muy agradecida con Fundación Alternativa y todas las personas que conforman Kiva por hacer posible poder recibir un crédito a que ninguna otra institución le había abierto las puertas.

Additional Information

About Fundación Alternativa

Fundación Alternativa encourages entrepreneurship and provides sustainable financial and non-financial services that promote social and economic development in Ecuador. The organization focuses on serving poor and excluded populations through analysis of clients' living conditions and by providing business training and other support services in urban, rural and marginalized parts of the country.


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 $1,125 helped Mariuxy Cesibel to buy merchandise such as awnings, pillows, and more clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2015