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Bertha Maria
Bertha is 54 years old. She is a hard-working woman who, two years ago, started selling chickens from a stall in the street with her sister-in-law in order to make more income for her household.

Bertha lives in El Suburbio and gradually, through hard work and commitment, she has become known by the area's residents for the low-priced chicken she sells. She currently works from 6.00am to 12.00pm selling chicken.

One of the problems Bertha has had in selling her chickens is the crime that exists in her area. In the future, she would like to have premises for her business since right now she has a stall in the street. For this reason, she would like to continue working and use her loan to buy more chickens in order to make more income.
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Bertha de 54 años, es una mujer trabajadora que hace dos años atrás comenzó a vender pollos en un puesto de la calle con su cuñada para generar más ingresos para el hogar.

Viviendo en una zona del suburbio poco a poco con esfuerzo y dedicación ha sido conocida por los moradores del sector por las ventas de pollos a un bajo costo. En la actualidad trabaja desde las 06h00am vendiendo pollos hasta las 12h00 de la tarde. Una de las complicaciones para vender los pollos es la delincuencia que hay en el sector.

En el futuro quiere tener un local para su negocio ya que ahora tiene el puesto en la calle por eso quiere seguir trabajando y comprar con el préstamo mas pollos para tener más ingresos.

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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 $800 helped Bertha Maria to buy chickens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 13, 2010
Listed
Jan 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 15, 2012