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Felipa Rosario
Felipa, 60 years old, lives in an urban area in the Guayaquil suburbs, described as such because the majority of the residents are businesspeople. She has a small general store in her home.

She started the store to be able to support her family and have money to continue helping her children, since she has 7 children. She is selling rice, sugar, and beverages. She earned money by putting a small store in the back part of her house. She sells all types of goods. She works from 7 am to 11 pm every day.

In order to continue with her business, she needs to buy rice, sugar, and display cases. In the future she wants her store to be better stocked so she will be secure in her old age.
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Felipa de 60 años, vive en una zona urbana en el suburbio de Guayaquil llamada asi porque la mayoria de sus habitantes son comerciantes, tiene en su casa una pequeña tienda de víveres.

Comenzó con la tienda para poder mantener a su familia y tener dinero para seguir ayudando a sus hijos ya que tiene 7 hijos, vendiendo arroz, azúcar y bebidas completo el dinero para ubicar una pequeña tienda en la parte delantera de su casa. Vende todo tipo de víveres. Trabaja desde las 07h00am hasta las 23h00pm todos los días.

Para poder seguir con su negocio quiere comprar arroz, azúcar y vitrinas, en el futuro quiere tener su tienda mas surtida y así asegurar su vejez.

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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
  • 86
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,054,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Felipa Rosario purchase rice and drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2010
Oct 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011