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Miriam Gladys
Miriam is 40 years old and lives in Orquídeas de Guayaquil, an urban named after the many orchids that existed when the place was discovered. She has a sewing and tailoring workshop.

She began working at a sewing factory. Upon learning the necessary skills, she decided to become independent and earn her own money. With a little bit of effort, Miriam bought a sewing machine and fabric. Now she works every day from 8am to 4pm.

To increase her clothing production, she wants to use this loan to buy fabrics and thread. In the future, Miriam wants to have her sewing workshop completed so that she can provide work to other people.

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Miriam de 40 años, vive en las Orquídeas de Guayaquil (zona urbana, llamada las orquídeas porque en su descubrimiento habían muchas flores orquídeas), ella tiene un taller de costura y confección.

Empezó trabajando en un taller de confecciones , cuando aprendió decidió independizarse y ganar su propio dinero, poco a poco con esfuerzo, compro una maquina de coser y telas, ahora trabaja desde las 08h00am hasta las 16h00pm todos los días.

Para tener una mayor producción de ropa ella quiere comprar con el préstamo tela y hilos. En el futuro quiere tener un taller de confección completo y así darle trabajo a otras personas.

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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
  • 41
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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 $1,000 helped Miriam Gladys purchase fabrics and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 6, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011