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Maritza Alejandra
Maritza Mejía, 34, is a single mother. For the last three years she's been working in the back of the Municipal Market in a stand selling fish and sea food. She works from Monday to Sunday, 7am to 3pm. She has two adult children who work with her in the business.

She has many dreams for her business and wants to use the loan to buy fish, conch and shrimp. One of her dreams is to buy a lot to build a house because she currently rents.
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Maritza Mejía de 34 años, es madre soltera. Trabaja hace 3 años atras en el mercado municipal con un puesto de comercio de pescado y marisco. Labora de lunes a domingos de 7 hasta las 3 de la tarde. Tiene 2 hijos mayores de edad y labora con ella en el trabajo.

Tiene muchas aspiraciones con su negocio por eso ahora quiere con el préstamo va a comprar pescado, concha y camarón. Unos de sueños es poder comprar un terreno para hacer su casa ya que alquila.

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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
  • 43
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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 $800 helped Maritza Alejandra for fish, conch and shrimp.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012