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Mariana Alexandra
Mariana, 19, is a single mother of a one year old son. She has a small stationery shop in the front part of her house. She lives in a house that’s only utility is electricity located in a periurban zone called Fortín.

She decided to learn how to run a stationery shop to support her son. She used her savings to buy stationery items to sell in the front part of her house. She currently has her shop stocked with notebooks, pens, diagrams, etc. She is open from 7am until 8pm every day. She wants to use the loan to buy notebooks, pens and other stationery items.

In the future she’d like to have her store well stocked with merchandise so that sales will increase thus being able to provide her son with a good life.
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Mariana de 19 años, es madre soltera con un niño de 1 año, tiene una pequeña papelería en la parte delantera de su casa. Vive en una casa que solo cuenta con luz como servicio ubicada en una zona periurbana llamada Fortín.

Decidió aprender cómo administrar una papelería para poder mantener a su hijo. Con unos ahorros compro papelería para venderla en la parte delantera de su casa. En l actualidad tiene distribuida su propia papelería con cuadernos, plumas, laminas etc. Trabaja desde las 07h00am hasta las 20h00pm todos los días. Con el préstamo quiere comprar cuadernos, plumas y artículos para la papelería.

En el futuro quiere tener bien surtido de mercadería su negocio para que sus ventas se incrementen y asi poderle dar una buena vida a su hijo.

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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
  • 54
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,308,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Mariana Alexandra for notebooks and pens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2010
Dec 4, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011