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Lucia Margarita
Lucia, age 63, is a hardworking woman that has been helping her husband in realizing fish sales for over 40 years. With the capital that they earned from fish sales, she started a business selling fishing supplies.

They work from Monday to Sunday, from 5am to 7pm. Her husband has his own boat in which he goes fishing while Lucia works selling fishing supplies. She will use the loan to purchase an inventory of items such as nets, bobbers, and fishing line which would allow her to improve her business and increase her earnings.
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Lucia de 63 años, es un mujer trabajadora que desde hace 40 años lleva apoyándole a su esposo en la venta de pescado con el capital que gano por venta de pescado puso su negocio de implementos de pesca.

Ellos trabajan de lunes a domingo delas las 5H00am hasta las 7H00pm, su esposo tiene su propia embarcación con el cual hace la pesca mientras ella está en la venta de implementos para la pesca. Con el préstamo va a comprar trasmallo, boyas, piolas artículos de pescas para mejorar su negocio e incrementar sus ganancias.

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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
  • 77
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,604,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Lucia Margarita to purchase nets, bobbers, and fishing line.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012