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David Antonio
David is 34 years old. He is a metal solderer, and he lives in an urban area called Guasmo, which has a large number of traders.

He began soldering 13 years again with doors and windows. Over time, he learned the trade and began to work to support his family. Now he has a metal and soldering workshop based in a garage. He works from 7:30 am to 6 pm every day.

This loan will be used to buy metal and solder for his workshop. In the future, he would like to have a larger workshop and thereby help his brothers by giving them work.
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David de 34 años, es soldado de metales y vive en una zona urbana llamada Guasmo, caracterizada por la cantidad de habitantes comerciantes.

Empezó hace 13 años como soldador de puertas y ventanas, poco a poco aprendió de la profesión y se dedico a aprender y a trabajar para poder mantener a su familia. Ahora el tiene su taller de soldaduras y metales en un garaje. Trabaja desde las 07h30am hasta las 18h00pm todos los días.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar metales y soldaduras para su taller. En el futuro quiere tener un taller mas grande y así ayudar a sus hermanos económicamente dándoles trabajo.

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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
  • 94
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,583,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped David Antonio to buy solder and metal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 16, 2012