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Maria Elena
María is a 51-year-old woman (she appears in the photo with her husband) who has many hopes for her fast-food store to prosper in the coming years.

Her story began a few years ago. She tired of working in factories and she set up her own restaurant. She works with her husband every day. Her difficulties are sickness because there is a lot of dust. If she is tired her husband helps her with the business. He also works in building. She does not have children. Her dream is to make her store of cement and glass because a lot of dust gets in.

She wants the loan for her fast-food business and to buy food such as meat, grains, bread, vegetables, etc.
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María es una mujer de 51 años de edad (aparece con su esposo en la foto) y tiene muchas aspiraciones en los próximos años de prosperar su venta de comidas rápidas.

Su historia comenzó hace algunos años se canso de trabajar en fabricas y me puse mi propio restaurante, trabaja junto a su esposo todos los días, sus dificultades son las enfermedades ya que hay mucho polvo, si está casada su esposo la ayuda con el negocio y también se dedica a la albañilería, no tiene hijos, su sueño es hacer mi local de cemento y con vidrio ya que entra mucho polvo.

El préstamo lo quiere para su negocio de comidas rápidas y comprar viveres como carnes, granos, panes, vegetales etc.

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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
  • 58
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,996,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Maria Elena to buy meat, grains, bread, vegetables, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 11, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2013