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Glenda Beatriz
Glenda, age 48, has a restaurant where she sells roasted chicken for $1.50 per plate. She lives with her two children in a periurban area with all the basic services. This place is located along the Perimetral Highway of Guayaquil and surrounded by a marsh.

She started her restaurant by selling lunches. When she needed to generate more income, Glenda bought an oven so that she could sell roasted chickens. She currently works every day from 7am to dusk selling rice with mixed vegetables and chicken, whole roasted chickens with plantains, and salads. Each dish ranges from $1.50 to $2.50 each based on the type of food that is served.

Glenda wants to use this loan to buy drinks, rice, and chicken to increase her sales volume. In the future, she wants to finish the construction of her house and introduce new dishes.

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Glenda de 48 años, tiene un restaurante en donde vende pollos asados donde vende cada plato a $ 1.50. Vive con sus dos hijos en una zona periurbana con todos los servicios básicos el lugar está ubicado en la Perimetral de Guayaquil zona rodeada de un estero.

Inicio su restaurante vendiendo almuerzos. Pero como quería tener más ingreso inicio las ventas de pollos asados comprando un horno. En la actualidad trabaja desde las 07h00 de hasta el anochecer todos los días vendiendo arroz con menestra y pollo, pollos asados enteros con plátanos y ensalada. Cada plato según que contenga lo vende a partir de $ 1.50 hasta $ 2.50 c/u.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar bebidas, arroz, pollos para tener más volumen de ventas. En el futuro quiere terminar de construir su casa e implementar nuevos platos.

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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
  • 42
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,541,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Glenda Beatriz purchase drinks, rice, and chicken.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2010
Dec 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2012