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Maria  Albertina
María, 47, lives in Las Orquídeas. She's divorced and has no children. Because of her divorce she decided to look for work to continue getting ahead. She wasn't getting the opportunity to work in a business, so she decided to get together the money to open her general fast-food business. Currently her business has grown little by little until she had customers. María works alone every day in her business from 6 a.m. until 3 p.m.

With the loan she's going to buy kitchen products such as plates, spoons, adornments, knives etc.

Her goal is to improve her house to better serve her customers.
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María vive en las orquídeas. Tiene 47años. Es divorciada. No tiene dos hijos ella a raíz de su divorcio Toma la decisión de buscar trabajo para seguir y salir adelante. Como nadie le daba la oportunidad de trabajar en una empresa. Ella decide juntar dinero para dar apertura a su negocio de comida rápida en general En la actualidad su negocio poco a poco creció hasta llegar a tener una clientela María trabaja diariamente en su negocio sola, ella trabaja a las 6 am hasta las 3 p m. Con el préstamo comprara productos de cocina, como platos, cucharas, adornos, cuchillos etc. su meta es mejorar su vivienda para atender a sus clientes.

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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.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 86
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  • $25,054,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,700 helped Maria Albertina to buy kitchen products such as plates, spoons, knives. etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2012
Jan 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 6, 2014