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Angela Yazmin
Ángela T., 37, lives in an urban zone of the suburb of Guayaquil. She has a cement house with all the basic services, and she is single with no children. Ángela started with a small sewing machine mending pants, shirts, suits, etc. Little by little she gathered enough money to buy a professional machine for a seamstress shop. Now Ángela works in her shop from 8 am to 6 pm. Her mother helps with the sewing. She works with businesses that sell the clothing she creates and delivers. One of the problems she has is the rain. With this loan she wants to buy thread, needles, and to enlarge her workspace. In the future she hopes to increase her production capacity.
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Ángela T. de 37 años, vive en una zona urbana en el Suburbio de Guayaquil, su casa es de cemento y si cuenta con todos los servicios básicos, es soltera y no tiene hijos.

Ángela empezó con una maquina de coser pequeña haciendo remendaduras a pantalones, camisetas, vestidos etc. Poco a poco reunió dinero para comprar otra maquina profesional y seguir con el taller de costurera.

Ahora Ángela trabaja en su taller de costurera desde las 08h00 hasta las 18h00. Tiene la ayuda de su mama en la costura. Ella trabaja con empresas que venden ropa las confecciona y las entrega. Una de las dificultades que tiene son las lluvias.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar hilos, agujas, ampliar su puesto de trabajo. En el futuro quiere ampliar la capacidad de producción.

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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
  • 37
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,742,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Angela Yazmin purchase fabric, thread, needles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2010
Feb 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011