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Maritza Alejandra

Update on Maritza Alejandra

Maritza is 35 years old. She has many aspirations in the next few years to make her business prosper. Her story began 5 years ago when she separated from her partner, with whom she started her business selling fish and shellfish in the municipal market of her parish. She does her work alone every day from 4am until 3pm, and she has no difficulties. She is a single mother and has one daughter. Her biggest dream is to improve her business. For this she wants the loan for her fish and shellfish sales.
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Maritza es una mujer de 35 años de edad y tiene muchas aspiraciones en los próximos años de prosperar su comercio su historia empezó hace 5 años se separo de su conviviente con el que empezó su negocio de venta de pescado y mariscos en el mercado municipal de la parroquia, su trabajo lo hace sola lunes a domingo de 4 am hasta las 3 pm, no tiene dificultades, es madre soltera, tiene1 hija, su sueño más importante es mejorar su negocio. Por eso quiere el préstamo para su venta de pescado y mariscos.

Previous Loan Details

Maritza Mejía, 34, is a single mother. For the last three years she's been working in the back of the Municipal Market in a stand selling fish and sea food. She works from Monday to Sunday, 7am to 3pm. She has two adult children who work with her in the business. She has many dreams for her... More from Maritza Alejandra's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 91
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,583,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Maritza Alejandra to purchase fish and shellfish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Maritza Alejandra. It was first posted on Kiva on Feb, 2011. Learn More