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Jaime Ramon
Sr. Jaime is 57 years old and lives in Orquídeas (Guayaquil). He began working when he arrived from Spain so that he could have a better quality of life. When he started working, he drove a taxi so that he could support himself in a new country.

Jaime currently works alone as a taxi driver. He works from 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. One difficulty he faces in his work is becoming the victim of an “express kidnapping” (being held at gunpoint and forced to withdraw money from an ATM). He is not married and has no children.

Jaime will use the loan to buy gasoline and a motor. In the future, he wants to own a taxi cooperative so that he can help his mother with everything she needs.

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El Señor Jaime vive en Orquídeas (Guayaquil), el tiene 57 años de edad. Su historia laboral empezó cuando él se vino de España para tener una mejor calidad de vida y así fue cuando él comenzó a trabajar en su taxi para así poder tener dinero para poder subsistir solo en un nuevo país.

El trabaja actualmente como taxista y realiza su labor solo, su trabajo empieza desde las 6:00 de la mañana hasta las 10:00 de la noche. A él se le presento una dificultad en su trabajo le hicieron secuestro exprés. El no está casado, no tiene hijos.

El usara el préstamo para comprar gasolina, motor, gasolina. El desea para el futuro tener una cooperativa de taxis y así seguir ayudando a su madre en todo lo que ella necesite.

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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
  • 86
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,583,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Jaime Ramon to buy gasoline and a motor for his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 6, 2014