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Birma Pilar
Birma S. is 52 years old and has worked all of her life selling encebollado (a traditional dish from Ecuador made with yucca and fish) and sausage soup.

She works every day and has a large clientele, so it isn’t hard for her to sell her food. She is married and her husband has a truck which he uses for transport. She helps him a lot with his work. Birma has three children but they are already married.

With the loan, she will buy fish, yucca and sodas to make more encebollado dishes.

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Birma S. de 52 años, toda su vida se ha dedicado a la venta de encebollado(se prepara con yuca y pescado, plato tipico del Ecaudor) y también vende caldo se salchicha.

Trabaja todos los días y tiene mucha clientela. No tiene dificultades en vender su comida. Esta casada, su esposo tiene una camioneta donde hace fletes y le ayuda en su mucho en su trabajo. Birma tiene 3 hijos pero ya están casados
Con el préstamo va a comprar pescado yuca colas para realizar mas platos de encebollados.

Additional Information

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
  • 60
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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 $1,000 helped Birma Pilar fish, vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012