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Patricia Guadalupe
Patricia is a hardworking woman who is devoted to farming and raising pigs. She is married and has three children (ages 4, 6, and 12) who are in school.

With this loan from FODEMI, she will buy pigs so that she can increase her business. In the future, Patricia aspires to buy a house of her own. Her family currently lives in a house that is being loaned to them by a relative. She continues to work so that her children can finish their studies.
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Patricia es una señora muy trabajadora que se dedica a la agricultura y a la crianza de animales, ella es casada y tiene 3 hijos de 4, 6 y 12 años de edad que se encuentran estudiando, con el crédito que le otorga Fodemi va a comprar chanchos para incrementar su negocio, Patricia en un futuro aspira comprarse una casa propia ya que en la actualidad vive en una casa que le presta un familiar, y ella sigue trabajando para que sus hijos logren culminar sus estudios.

Additional Information

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
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,000 helped Patricia Guadalupe to buy pigs.
84% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2014
Jul 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: