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Dolores De Los Angeles
With hard work, tenacity and dedication, Dolores has managed to build a business selling cylinders of cooking gas.

Dolores, who lives in th Guasmo neighborhood, started the business with help from her former husband . She works all day, by herself, running the business which she set up in front of her house. She sells each cylinder of gas for $2.50 plus an empty cylinder which she keeps as collateral.

Dolores wants to keep the business going to help fund her retirement and that's why she's applying for this loan. One of her goals for the future is to own a wholesale business.
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Dolores es una mujer trabajadora que con esfuerzo y dedicación ha podido tener su negocio de venta de cilindros de gas.

Viviendo en una zona urbana llamada Guasmo ha podido incrementar el capital de trabajo con el que le ayudo su ex esposo para que iniciara las ventas de los cilindros de gas. Trabaja todo el dia sola ya que el negocio lo tiene en la parte delantera de su casa. Cada cilindro de gas lo vende a $ 2.50 con su respectivo cilindro vacio para poder recargarlo.

Quiere continuar con su negocio para asegura su vejez por eso con el préstamo quiere comprar cilindros de gas. Uno de sus objetivos en el futuro quiere tener una distribuidora de gas grande.

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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
  • 101
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,071,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Dolores De Los Angeles buy merchandise to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2010
Dec 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012