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Mirian Andrea
Mirian was born in Valencia in the province of Quevedo. Because she's a single mother, she moved to Buena Fe. She's thirty-five, a high-school graduate, and has one child. She tells us that she learned from when she was very young to be responsible in the role of mother and father. Now her son is fifteen and in high school.

Little by little, Mirian's store began to see results. She grew the business with merchandise because there aren't many stores in her area. Her sister lives with her and helps out in the business because Mirian goes out to work as a maid from 8AM to 4PM, and then works in the store until it closes at night. Mirian has not had major problems in her neighborhood because she's well-known, but that's not to say there isn't any crime.

Mirian plans to use her loan to buy merchandise, chickens, and to put in some shelves. In the next few years, she would like to open a restaurant, continue with the store, and help her child with college.
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Mirian nació en Valencia que pertenece a la provincia de Quevedo. Como es madre soltera se traslado a vivir a Buena Fe. Tiene 35 años es bachiller y tiene un hijo. Nos cuenta que desde muy joven aprendió a ser responsable por ser madre y padre, ahora su hijo tiene 15 años y está en el colegio. Su tienda la empezó poco a poco al ver resultados fue incrementando el negocio con víveres ya que por el sector donde vive no hay muchas tiendas. Su hermana vive con ella y le ayuda en el negocio porque ella realizar labores domésticos desde las 8 am hasta las 4 pm que sale, luego de eso ella se ocupa del negocio hasta que lo cierra en la noche. Mirian no ha tenido mayores problemas por su barrio porque es conocida pero eso no quiere decir que no haya delincuencia en su sector. Con el préstamo va a comprar víveres, pollos y adecuar con perchas su tienda. A Mirian le gustaría en los próximos años abrir un restaurant, continuar con la tienda y ayudar a su hijo en la universidad.

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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

  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,142,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Mirian Andrea to buy supplies, chickens, and shelving.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 3, 2012
Listed
May 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
May 17, 2013