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Pedro Celestiano
Pedro lives in Guayaquil, and he is 63 years old. He started working as a taxi driver, but because of his current health problems he cannot drive, so he rents his car to another person who drives it.

Pedro is married, and his wife has a business selling tasty and delicious sausages on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. He has no minor children.

With this loan, he wants to do some repairs to his taxi, because with the rains he has had some problems with the motor.

The dream that he wants to make a reality is to get another, better taxi, so that he could continue to work as he has done up until now.
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El SR. Pedro vive en Guayaquil, tiene 64 años. El cliente comenzo como taxista pero por problemas de salud en la actualidad no puede manejar y renta el carro para que otra persona lo condusca.

El cliente esta casado su esposa vende unas ricas y deliciosas salchichas los días viernes, sábado y domingo, no tiene hijos menores de edad.

Con el prestamo quiere reparar ciertas partes del taxi ya que con las lluvias ha tendido problema con el motor. El sueño que quiere realizar es poder conseguir otro taxi mejor para poder seguir laborando como lo ha hecho hasta ahora.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is for a Kiva borrower living with a disability. These borrowers face high barriers to obtain loans due to their health condition. Kiva Field Partner Banco D-MIRO combines their loan with free health and life insurance to help borrowers generate the capital necessary to develop and run a business.  

Due to potential safety risks facing disabled borrowers and the need to protect their privacy, the faces of borrowers from Banco D-MIRO may be blurred in photos.

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
  • 69
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,622,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,925 helped Pedro Celestiano to repair his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Mar 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 27, 2014