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Israel Geovanny
Israel is 25 year old, married, and has a 2 year old son. His wife has a beauty salon located within their home. Israel makes paper figures for a living. In Ecuador, to celebrate the end of the year, these paper figure known as monigotes are burned. He started this job 10 years ago when his father taught him how to fabricate them. He eventually became independent and now makes all sorts of comic figures, politicians, etc. He will use the loan to buy: glue, paint, sheets of paper, etc. His goal is to expose his business to many people.
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Israel tiene 25 años de edad estado civil casado tiene 1 hijo de 2 años. Su esposa tiene un salón de belleza en su casa. Israel trabaja fabricando muñecos de papel eso es una tradicion en el Ecuador ya que para fin de año se los quema o tambien conocidos como monigotes. El empezó este trabajo hace 10 años atrás cuando su padre le enseño y fue entonces que él se independizo y en la actualidad fabrica monigotes de diferentes figuras comicas, politicos etc. Con el préstamo quiere comprar: goma, pinturas, funda de papel etc. Su meta es enseñar a mucha gente este oficio

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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
  • 48
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,299,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Israel Geovanny buy glue, paint, sheets of paper, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 15, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 25, 2014