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Maria Timotea
Maria, age 56, is a hardworking woman who started her business using a severance payment she received from seamstress workshop where she used to work.

Maria works alone from 8am until 8pm in her own workshop. She has two children aged 26 and 28. She plans to use the loan to purchase a sewing machine and a supply of fabric that she needs to increase her income. In the future, she would like to open her own boutique.
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María de 56 años, es una mujer trabajadora que inicio su negocio por medio de una liquidación que le dieron cuando ella trabajaba en un taller de costura.

Ella trabaja sola desde las 8H00 am hasta las 8H00pm en su taller de costura. Tiene dos hijos uno de 26 y 28 años. Con el préstamo desea comprar una maquinas de coser y telas para aumenta sus ingresos. En un futuro desea abrir su propia boutique.

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
  • 40
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,538,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Maria Timotea maquina de coser y telas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012