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Rosa Eva
Rosa is 61 years old. She is a tailor and seamstress on the outskirts of Guayaquil, in an area surrounded by the salt estuary.

Because of the need to work and the lack of opportunities, Rosa began to work as a seamstress and tailor because it was what she liked to do best. She does not have a fixed schedule, since her workshop is located in part of her house. She makes clothing on order. One of the difficulties of her work is that her house is badly constructed and has problems.

With the loan she wants to buy fabric and cement to repair her house a little. In the future she wants to continue being healthy and continue working to be secure in her old age.
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Rosa de 61 años, es costurera y confeccionista, en la Perimetral de Guayaquil (zona periurbana, a su alrededor tiene el estero salado).

Por la necesidad de trabajar y la falta de oportunidades Rosa comenzó a trabajar como costurera y confeccionista porque era la actividad que mas le gustaba realizar. No tiene horario fijo ya que su taller de costura lo tiene ubicado en una parte de su casa. Trabaja haciendo ropa por pedidos. Una de las dificultades al trabajar es que su casa esta mal construida y tiene problemas.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar telas y comprar cemento para arreglar un poco su casa. En el futuro quiere seguir con salud y seguir trabajando para asegurar su vejez.

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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
  • 72
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,587,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Rosa Eva buy fabrics and cement.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2010
Oct 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011