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Betty Mirella
Betty lives in Guayaquil. She started off without a job, so she had to find a way to generate income for her household. With a grant she received from the Ecuadorian government, Betty was able to open a store by purchasing certain grocery items.

Her difficulty is dealing with the crime that exists at night in the area where she has her shop. With this loan, Betty will buy more merchandise for her store such as rice, canned goods, beverages, and grains. Her dream is to have a large store in a peaceful area.

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La clienta Betty vive en Guayaquil. Ella empezó por falta de empleo ya que tenía que encontrar la forma de generar ingresos para su casa. Con el bono que da el Gobierno de Ecuador se puso la tienda comprando ciertos víveres.

La dificultad que ella tiene en el negocio es la delincuencia que hay en las noches en el sector donde ella tiene la tienda.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar más mercadería para su tienda como arroz, enlatados, bebidas, granos. Su sueño es poder tener su tienda grande y en un sector tranquilo.

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
  • 58
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,312,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,625 helped Betty Mirella to buy rice, canned goods, beverages, and grains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2013
May 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 4, 2014