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Juana Margarita
Juana, 53, is a hard working woman who is very dedicated to what she enjoys. She started making paintings after having taken an art course.

She decided to turn the paintings into a business to earn her own money doing what she liked to do. She currently works from 8am until 5pm. She sells the paintings for $25.00, table centerpieces for $12.00 and flower vases for $20.00. She has many hopes for the business because she does what she enjoys doing and makes money at it.

Because of this she wants to stay in business to continue working and help her husband with household expenses. She will use the loan to buy paint brushes and tools for her paintings and manual arts. One of her goals it to have a gallery for her paintings.
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Juana de 53 años, es una mujer trabajadora y muy dedicada a lo que le gusta ya que comenzó a realizar pinturas ya que había tomado un curso de arte.

Decidió tener su propio negocio de pinturas para obtener dinero de lo que le gustaba hacer. En la actualidad trabaja desde las 08h00am hasta 17h00pm. Vende los cuadros a $ 25.00, centros de mesa a $ 12.00 y floreros a $ 20.00. Tiene muchas aspiraciones con su negocio ya que hace lo que le gusta y gana dinero.

Por eso quiere continuar con su negocio para seguir trabajando y ayudarle a su esposo con los gastos del hogar. Con el préstamo quiere comprar pinceles y herramientas para sus cuadros y artes manuales. Una de sus metas es tener una galería con sus cuadros.

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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
  • 47
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,293,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Juana Margarita paint brushes and tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2011
Feb 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012