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Ana Agentina
Ana is 48 years old and lives in the urban zone called "Orquídeas." The area is called this because they found a large quantity of orchid flowers here when it was discovered. Ana has a hardware store that sells spare parts and construction materials. Four years ago she was working as an employee at a warehouse of spare parts but she got sick and had to stop working there and begin a different job that would generate income and help her bring in money to be able to support her family. Now she has a small hardware store and she works from 7:00am to 11:00pm everyday. She sells tubes, paint, and construction materials. With this loan she wants to buy zinc, nails, and bricks to supply her store. In the future she wants her hardware store to grow so her income will provide for her and her husband in their old age.
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Ana de 48 años, vive en una zona urbana llamada “Orquídeas” fue llamada así porque encontraron una gran cantidad de flores orquídeas en su descubrimiento. Ella tiene una “ferretería” tienda de repuestos y artículos de construccion.

Hace 4 años atrás ella trabajaba como empleada en un almacén de repuestos pero como se enfermo tubo que abandonar su trabajo e iniciar una actividad que le generara ingresos y que le ayudadaza a ganar dinero para poder mantener a su familia. Ahora ella tiene una ferretería pequeña, trabaja desde las 07h00am hasta las 23h00pm todos los días. Vende tubos, pinturas, materiales de construcción.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar zinc, clavos, ladrillos para surtir mas su ferretería. En el futuro quiere aumentar su ferretería para que los ingresos aseguren la vejez de ella y su esposo.

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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
  • 74
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,616,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Ana Agentina tubes, nails, zinc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2010
Sep 13, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011