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Maria Petita
María is 50 years old. She is a hard-working woman who owns a beauty salon where she works every day, from very early in the morning, serving her regular customers. She has many aspirations for her business and so she works from 8.30am to 8.00pm.

Maria works cutting and dying hair, giving manicures and pedicures, etc. Thanks to the beauty courses that she took in her youth, she now owns her own business. She has many aspirations for her business and so would like to work very hard for her business and her family. She would like to use this loan to buy tools for her beauty salon such as hair irons, dryers, etc. In the future, she would like to expand her business and improve her income so that she can provide her family with a better life.
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Maria de 50 años, es una mujer trabajadora que tiene un salón de belleza donde trabaja todos los días desde muy temprano atendiendo a sus clientes fijos. Tiene muchas aspiraciones con su negocio por eso trabaja desde las 08h30am hasta las 20h00pm.

Trabaja cortando, tinturado cabellos, manicuri, pedicuri etc. Gracias a los estudios de belleza que hizo en su juventud, ahora tiene su propio negocio. Tiene muchas aspiración en su negocio por eso quiere trabajar con mucho esfuerzo para su negocio y su familia. Con el préstamo quiere comprar herramientas para su salón de belleza como planchas, secadoras etc. En el futuro quiere expandir su negocio y mejorar sus ingresos para darle una mejor vida a su familia.

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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
  • 80
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,065,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Maria Petita to buy hair irons and dryers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012