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Maura Colombia
Maura A., 38, lives in a periurban area of Fortín de Guayaquil; her house is cement and has all basic services. She is single and has no children.

Maura started out selling notebooks, pens and stationery supplies outside her home. When she had enough earnings, she invested in Gardens products (brand of natural products).

Now, she works every day from early on. She also bought a massage machine for her business. Sometimes she goes out into her neighborhood to sell her natural products but a difficulty she faces is pain in her legs when she walks.

She will use the funds to buy natural products and notebooks for her business.

In the future, she wants to have a better-stocked business so that she can help out her parents financially.
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Maura A. de 38 años, vive en una zona periurbana en el Fortín de Guayaquil, su casa es de cemento y si cuenta con todos los servicios básicos. Es soltera y sin hijos.

Maura inicio vendiendo cuadernos, plumas y artículos de papelería a las afuera de su casa, cuando obtuvo ingresos suficientes invirtió en productos Gardens (productos naturales).

Ahora ella trabaja todos los días desde muy temprano también compro una maquina masajeadota para el negocio, en ocasiones sale a vender los productos naturales por el sector donde vive, una de las dificultades es el dolor de piernas que le causa el caminar.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar productos naturales y cuadernos para su negocio. En el futuro quiere tener su negocio mas surtido y así poder ayudar económicamente a sus padres.

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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
  • 58
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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 $1,200 helped Maura Colombia to buy notebooks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 23, 2010
Mar 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011