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Carlos Antonio
Carlos is 39 years old. He is a hardworking man who learned how to make clothes when he was very young. Little by little, he worked in tailoring until he was able to have his own shop.

He started his business with a sewing machine and learned sewing little by little through the orders. In order to make more income, he started to work with an insurance company, where he still works, since he has three children. But when he's not working at the company, he makes clothes. He has a lot of dreams for his business and that it why he wants the loan, to buy fabric and thread.
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Carlos de 39 años, es un hombre trabajador que desde muy joven aprendió a confeccionar ropa. Poco a poco fue incursionando en la sastrería hasta llega a tener su taller.

Inicio su negocio con una máquina de coser y aprendió poco a poco la costura mediante de pedidos. Pero para generar más ingresos él comenzó a trabajar en una compañía de seguro hasta ahora ya que tiene tres hijos. Pero en los horarios que no trabaja en la compañía se dedica a la confección de ropa. Tiene muchas aspiraciones con su negocio por eso quiere el préstamo para comprar telas, hilos.

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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
  • 96
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,110,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Carlos Antonio to buy fabric and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012