The borrower works alone in his shop from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. He sells banana chips, potatoes, potato chips, and other items. He experiences two difficulties with his work. First of all, his visual disability does not allow him to engage in his business in a normal manner. The other difficulty is that cruel-hearted people have purchased merchandise with counterfeit money.
The borrower is not married nor does he have any children. With this loan, he will buy products to sell in his shop such as potatoes, banana chips, and fried plantains. His dreams for the future include having a place where he can work and others do not discriminate against people with disabilities by providing them with jobs. He would also like to have the same opportunities that are offered to everyone else.
El trabaja solo en su local, desde las 8:00 de la mañana hasta las 17:00 de la tarde, vendiendo chifles, papas, rufles, etc. El tiene dos dificultades en su trabajo, primero su discapacidad visual el cual no le permite desenvolverse con normalidad en su negocio. La otra es las personas de mal corazón que le compran con monedas falsas, billetes falsos.
El no tiene esposa. Y tampoco tiene hijos. Con el préstamo el va a comprar productos para su venta de su trabajo como papas, chifles, maduros. Sus sueños para un futuro es tener un local en el cual trabajar y que no discriminen a las personas con discapacidad, y poder dar empleo y así tener las mismas oportunidades que tienen todas las personas.
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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-MIROBanco 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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