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Gladys Auxiliadora
Gladys, 53, has a telephone booth business. She lives in an area noted for the large number of informal merchants there called Guasmo.

Due to the lack of employment opportunities she started the phone booth business to help meet family expenses. She has been working with the booths since then and is open from 8am until 9pm. She offers local, cellular and some international calls.

She will use the loan to buy telephones and call cards for her business. In the future she’d like to have a Internet café in order to have more income for her family.
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Gladys de 53 años, tiene un negocio de cabinas telefónicas y vive en una zona caracterizada por la cantidad de habitantes comerciantes llamada Guasmo.

Debido a la falta de oportunidades ella comenzó con un negocio de cabinas telefónicas para poder ayudar con los gastos familiares. Desde ese tiempo ha estado trabajando con las cabinas desde las 08h00am hasta las 21h00pm. Ella ofrece llamadas locales, celulares y algunas internacionales.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar teléfonos, tarjetas para su negocio de cabinas telefónicas. En el futuro quiere tener un Cyber para tener mas ingresos para 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
  • 57
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,312,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Gladys Auxiliadora for sweets, telephones, phone charging cards.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2010
Sep 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011