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Mercy Angelita
Mercy, age 23, is a young woman who has great ambition to succeed with the help of her father. They have started a business selling crabs by the tub.

She works every day removing the meat from the crabs before selling it in containers. Her main difficulties occur when crab season is closed or when the price of crabs gets expensive. With this loan, Mercy wants to buy crabs to improve her business. In the future, she wants to make improvements to her home and see that her children have what they need to get ahead.

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Mercy de 23 años, es una joven que tiene gran aspiración de salir adelante con la ayuda de su padre empezaron a vender cangrejo en tarrina.

Ella trabaja diariamente sacando la carne de los cangrejos para venderlos en tarrinas. La dificultad de su trabajo es que cuando está en veda o esta caro los cangrejos. Con el préstamo quiere la compra de cangrejos para mejorar su negocio. En su futuro ella quiere mejora su casa y así sacar adelante a sus hijos en lo que necesite.

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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
  • 53
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,295,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Mercy Angelita to purchase crabs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 23, 2012