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Segundo Remigio
Segundo is 53 years old. He is a hard-working man who is always fighting to make things better for his family. He lives in a suburban area called Perimetral and has worked from a young age learning the trade of his parents. Currently he has a shoe shop in the front part of his home. He works with the help of his wife from Monday to Saturday making footwear and doing repairs. He wants to keep working so he can provide for his wife and their two children, ages 14 and 12, who are in school. In order to make more shoes he is requesting the loan so he can purchase leather and glue. In the future he wants to expand his shop and make improvements to his home.
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Segundo de 53 años, es un hombre trabajador que siempre ha luchado para que su familia tenga lo mejor. Viviendo en una zona periurbana llamada Perimetral ha trabajado en una actividad que desde pequeño la aprendió por sus padres.

En la actualidad tiene un taller de calzado en la parte delantera de su casa. Trabaja con ayuda de su esposa de lunes a sabado elaborando calzado y reparándolos. El quiere seguir trabajando para poder mantener a su esposa y dos hijos de 14 y 12 años que estudian en un colegio fiscal.

Para hacer mas calzado él quiere comprar con el préstamo cuero, pegamento. En el futuro quiere tener un taller de calzado amplio y bien construida su casa.

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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.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 41
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  • $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 Segundo Remigio purchase leather, glue.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2010
Dec 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012