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Isidro Hipolito
Isidro, 41, lives in the Guasmo neighborhood of Guayaquil, and works in his wood workshop from 8am until 6pm every day.

Before having his own cabinet-making workshop, he worked for a furniture manufacturer, but as his income was not sufficient to support his household, he had to begin working in his house. Gradually he set up a furniture-making workshop in his house, and sold his products to his neighbors. He was able to expand his workshop and now he is a cabinetmaker. He makes chairs, tables, living room sets, etc. In order to continue with his business, he wants to buy wood and adhesive. In the future he wants to buy a machine capacitor to further expand his cabinet-making workshop.
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Isidro de 41 años, vive en el Guasmo de Guayaquil, trabajando en su taller de madera, desde las 08h00am hasta las 18h00pm todos los días.

Antes de tener su propio taller de ebanista, el trabajo en una mueblería pero como sus ingresos no eran suficientes para mantener su hogar tuvo que comenzar a trabajar en su casa, poco a poco haciendo mueblería en su casa y vendiéndola a sus vecinos, pudo ampliar su taller, ahora el es ebanista de madera. Hace sillas, mesas, conjunto de salas etc.

Para seguir con su negocio el quiere comprar madera y pegamento. En el futuro quiere comprar una maquina condensadora y así ampliar mas la mueblería que hace.

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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
  • 85
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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 $700 helped Isidro Hipolito to buy wood and adhesive.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2010
Aug 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2011