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Clara Rocio
Clara was born and lives in La Libertad. She has always enjoyed craft and so she took a course in making handicrafts with Eva foam when she was staying in the Galapagos Islands. Since then she has specialized in different areas. At first she started making her products as a hobby but she saw that people liked her work and so started to make products for sale. Clara works in her business from Monday to Friday and works alone. She generally starts working in the afternoon as she buys her materials in the morning. Clara tells us that the biggest risk she faces is crime when she travels to Guayaquil as she travels in a private car. Her husband, Walter, is in the navy and works in the port of Salinas. The couple have three dependent children who attend a state school. Clara will use this loan to buy Eva foam which she uses in making surprises for children's parties.
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Clara nació y vive en la Libertad. Siempre le a gustado las manualidades por ello realizo un curso de fomix cuando estaba de estancia en las Islas Galápagos, luego de eso se fue especializando en diferentes areas. Al principio lo hacía de manera personal pero al ver que su trabajo gustaba empezó a realizarlos para la venta. Se dedica a su negocio de lunes a viernes y lo realiza sola, por lo general empieza en las tardes ya que en la mañana realiza la compra del material. Clara nos comenta que el mayor riesgo que presenta es la delincuencia al momento de viajar a Guayaquil ya que lo hace en carro particular. Su esposo Walter es marino de guerra y se encuentra laborando en la capitanía de Salinas. Tiene 3 hijos menores de edad que asisten a la escuela fiscal. Con el préstamo va a comprar fomix material que utiliza para la creación de sorpresas para fiestas infantiles.

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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
  • 98
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,946,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Clara Rocio to buy Eva foam.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 9, 2012
Listed
May 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013