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Marcos Patricio
Marcos lives in Duran. He started selling food when his parents taught him this business. He gradually increased his sales of food items, and started up a small store. This is now the work that he does; each week he is selling produce, vegetables, and meat.

The difficulty he faces is in his business is that in the area where he lives there are thieves. He is married, and his wife helps him with the store. He has 2 children who attend public school.

With this loan, he will buy stock for his store including chicken and vegetables. His dream is to be able to buy a car.
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El cliente Marcos vive en Duran. Todo empezó cuando sus padres le enseñaron la actividad de venta de viveres. Poco a poco el mejoro las ventas de viveres y emprendio con una pequeña tienda. En la actualidad su trabajo lo hace en el transcurso de la semana vendiendo verduras, vegetales, carnes.

La dificultad que él tiene en su negocio son los ladrones ya que hay en el sector donde él vive. Es casado su esposa lo ayuda en la tienda si tiene 2 hijos los cuales estudian en escuela fiscal.

Con el préstamo va a comprar abastos, pollos y legumbres. Su sueño es poder comprarse un vehículo.

Additional Information

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
  • 94
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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 $1,100 helped Marcos Patricio to buy stock for his store, including chicken and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 8, 2013
May 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 7, 2014