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Jose Alejandro
José sells fish as a means of generating income for his family. His wife helps him with his work. José begins delivering fish at noon to his existing customers. One of the problems that he must deal with is crime. His wife sells clothing and Avon products. They have three grown children.

With this loan, José will buy seafood and storage containers. Among his goals are to grow his business and make improvements to his home.

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José vio en la venta de pescado una fuente de ingreso para su familia. Su trabajo lo hace con su esposa quien lo ayuda. Sale a medio día para entregar pescado a los clientes que tiene. Una de sus dificultades es la delincuencia. Su esposa vende ropa y Avon, tiene 3 hijos pero ya son mayores. Con el préstamo va a comprar mariscos y tachos. Unas de sus metas es crecer en su negocio y mejorar su vivienda.

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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
  • 54
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,308,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Jose Alejandro to buy seafood and storage containers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2013