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Betty Antonila
Betty C., 51 years old, has a brick house located in the Fortín neighborhood of Guayaquil. Betty began her business when she saw the need for a grocery store in her area, and she really enjoyed the thought of opening one.

Now, Betty works in her store from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. every day including Sundays. Her shop carries oil, rice, sugar, colas, etc. One of the major setbacks are burglars, so Betty has put bars on her store for better security. Her husband helps her with household expenses by selling sausage soup. They have 2 children, one 18-year-old and another 24-year-old, both in college.

With this loan, she wants to buy more oil, rice, sugar, and more food products for her shop. In the future, she wants to expand her business, putting another one in another neighborhood, and that way give her family a better future.
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Betty C. de 51 años de edad, tiene una casa de ladrillos ubicada en la zona Fortín de Guayaquil, Betty comenzó su negocio cuando vio que en su sector necesitaban una tienda de víveres y le gustaba mucho la idea de implementarla.

Ahora Betty trabaja en su tienda desde las 08h00 hasta las 20h30 todos los días incluyendo los domingos en su tienda tienen aceites, arroz, azúcar, colas, etc. Una de las mayores complicaciones son los ladrones por lo que Betty puso por mayor seguridad rejas en su tienda. Su esposo le ayuda con los gastos familiares vendiendo caldo de salchicha, ellos tienen 2 hijos uno de 18 años y otro de 24 años ya todos en Universidad.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar más aceites, arroz, azúcar, y más víveres para su negocio. En el futuro quiere incrementar su negocio poniendo otro en otro sector, y así darle un buen futuro a su familia.

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About Banco D-MIRO

Banco D-MIRO is a microfinance institution that serves the most vulnerable sectors of Ecuador’s economy. It offers very small loan sizes without requiring collateral, expanding access to borrowers who would not otherwise be able to access capital to start and grow their own businesses. It also specifically targets borrowers who are excluded from formal financial systems due to race, ethnicity, gender, disability or illness.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 78
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,057,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Betty Antonila to buy rice, sugar, oil, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2009
Dec 23, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010