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Amancia Isabel
Amancia is 55 years old. She has a pharmacy in the front part of her home. She lives in a peri-urban area called Fortín in a house which has water and light as basic services.

She started her business 6 years ago with a working capital of $300 in medicines. Through hard work, determination and the good service which she provides to her customers, she managed to increase this capital.

To increase her income, Amancia also sews clothes. She sells medicines from 6.00am to 9.00pm from the front part of her home where her business is located. She will use her loan to buy medicines for her business.

In the future, she would like to expand her business and stock it with hardware merchandise. She would also like her family to have a better life.
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Amancia de 55 años, tiene una farmacia en la parte delantera de su casa. Vive en una zona periurbana llamada Fortín en una casa que cuenta con agua y luz como los servicios básicos.

Empezó hace 6 años atrás con un capital de $ 300.00 en medicinas, con esfuerzo y dedicación incremento ese capital por la buena atención que daba a sus clientes. Para incrementar sus ingresos también hace costuras a ropas. Trabaja vendiendo medicinas desde las 06h00am hasta las 21h00pm en la parte delantera de su casa donde ubico su negocio. Con el préstamo quiere comprar medicinas para su negocio.

En el futuro quiere agranda su negocio y surtirlo con mercadería de ferretería. Y que su familia tenga una mejor vida.

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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
  • 40
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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 $500 helped Amancia Isabel to buy medicines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2010
Dec 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 30, 2011