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Irma Galinda
Irma is 52 years old. She is an inspiring woman who got ahead with her business selling balls and athletic shoes for a court near her house.

Irma works from 7:00am to 8:00pm. Her biggest problem is crime, as her neighborhood has become dangerous; she has been robbed a number of times. With the loan, she wants to purchase merchandise for her stationary store, like notebooks and pens. In the future, she wants to further supply her stationary store and for her children to live closer to her so they can help her.
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Irma de 52 años, es una mujer inspiradora que salió adelante en su negocio vendiendo pelota y zapatos deportivos para una cancha que queda cerca de su casa.

Ella labora de 7H00 am a 8H00 pm. Su mayor dificultad es la delincuencia ya que varias veces le han robado ya que su sector se ha vuelto peligroso. Con el préstamo quieres comprar más mercadería para su papelería, cuadernos, plumas. En un futuro desea surtir mas su papelería y que su sus hijos estén más cerca de ella para que la ayuden.

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
  • 72
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,547,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Irma Galinda to purchase school supplies, notebooks, pens and stationary.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 7, 2011
Apr 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012