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Claudina Nieve
Claudina’s married and her children are all adults. She’s an enterprising woman who learned from a girlfriend how to manufacture slippers. She started selling slippers 8 years ago with her and her daughter but now she got married so she now works alone.

Claudina works all day; sometimes she stays up all night working in order make more slippers and have enough to sell to her customers. Her husband works as an assistant in construction and welding.

One of her difficulties would be if her store were to be robbed because she lives in a dangerous zone but she’s taken all possible precautions to be safe at work. She wants to use the loan to buy leather, thread and clasps to make the slippers. Her dream is to have a large, well established locale, to stay together with her husband and to improve her quality of life.
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Claudina esta casada y sus hijos son mayores de edad, es una mujer emprendedora ya que aprendió a confeccionar zapatilla porque una amiga le enseño.
Ella se dedico a la venta de zapatilla hace 8 años con este negocio junto con su hija pero ella se caso y ahora trabaja sola.
Claudina trabaja todo el día, incluso en ocasiones se amanece trabajando para hacer mas zapatillas y tener lo suficiente para vender a sus clientes. Su esposo trabaja como ayudante de albañearía, y soldadura.
Una de las dificultades serian que le roben su local, ya que donde vive es una zona peligrosa, por lo cual ella ha tomado todas las precauciones posibles para tener las seguridades en su negocio. Quiere comprar con el préstamo cuero, hilos, maniguetas para elaborar las zapatillas. El sueño es tener un local grande y bien establecido estar junto a su esposo y mejorar su calidad de vida

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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
  • 75
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,585,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Claudina Nieve to buy leather, thread, clasps.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2012
Sep 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2013