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Grima Lucia
Sra. Grima lives in Quevedo, Ecuador. She is 39 years old. Grima began selling caramels outside of a school. With the money she earned, she later bought toys because she thought it would bring in more income. She sells toys by herself from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

The difficulty she faces in her business is having to leave her children alone because it can be very dangerous. Grima is a widow and has four children (ages 3, 6, 9, and 16).

She will use this loan to buy merchandise such as toy dolls, plastic cars, candy, and other items. Grima wants to grow her business and provide her children an education and a better standard of living.

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La Señora Grima vive en Quevedo (Ecuador), ella tiene 39 años de edad. Ella empezó vendiendo caramelos en las afuera de un colegio, luego reunió dinero y compro juguetes porque pensó que le traería más ingresos económicos. Ella se dedica a la venta de juguetes lo realiza sola, desde las 8:00 de la mañana hasta las 6:00 de la tarde.

La dificultad que ella tiene en su negocio es dejar a sus hijos solos, porque puede ser peligroso. Ella es viuda, tiene cuatro hijos de 3, 6, 9 y 16 años de edad.

Ella usara el préstamo para comprar mercadería (juguetes): muñecas, carros plásticos, confites, etc. Ella desea hacer crecer su negocio y darles un mejor estilo de vida y mejor educación a sus hijos.

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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
  • 75
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,019,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Grima Lucia to buy toys and candy.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2013
Apr 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 25, 2014