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Luxdi Bernardita
Luxdi, 46, lives in Portoviejo, Ecuador. She decided to choose this business of having a store to improve her financial situation and to help her neighbors who go so far to shop. She works alone every day. In addition, her husband sells "encebollados" [fish stew made with onions] in the morning. In the future she wants to have her business doing well and give her children a good life.

With the loan she will buy soda, rice, flour, etc.
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Luxdi de 46 años vive ( PORTOVIEJO Ecuador). Ella deccidio escoger este negocio de tener una tienda para mejorar su situación económica y para ayudar a los vecinos que vallan a comprar tan lejos a parte su esposo vende encebollados por la mañana. Trabaja todos los días sola . a futuro ella anhela tener bien su negocio y darle una buena vida a sus hijos. Con el préstamo comprara ( colas arroz, harinas ect).

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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
  • 47
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,293,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Luxdi Bernardita to buy rice, flour, and beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013