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Azucena is 41 years old and married with 4 children. She runs a general store with her husband (pictured) where they sell cooking oil, water, cola, rice, tuna, and treats. Recently, they expanded the back of the store to make room for tailoring services by Azucena.

They would like to use this loan to replace their cane home with a sturdier and safer alternative (either bricks or cement). The couple also aims to promote their tailor shop for the upcoming holidays.

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
  • 76
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,604,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Azucena to buy bricks/cement to build a sturdy house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2009
Oct 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2010