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Maria Esther
Maria is 33 years old. She is a hard-working woman who has a lot of ambitions as regards her meal business. She is separated from her husband and has two children who are still in school.

Maria works every day, from very early in the morning, so that she can cover her children's expenses. She sells fast food such as chicken and fries, burgers etc. from a cart. Maria has many ambitions in her business and would like this loan so that she can buy cement and blocks with which to build premises so that she can have a fixed business location and no longer have to sell from her cart. This will improve her family's income.
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Maria de 33 años, es una mujer trabajadora que tiene muchas aspiraciones con su negocio de venta de comida ya que esta separada de su esposo y tiene dos niños que están estudiando aun en la escuela.

Trabaja todos los dias desde muy temprano para poder solventar los gastos de sus hijos. Vende comida en una carreta que tiene. Vende comida rápida como papas con pollo, hamburguesa etc. Tiene muchas aspiraciones con su negocio por eso quiere el préstamo para poder comprar cemento, bloques y construir un local para tener un negocio fijo y ya no en la carreta y así mejorar el ingreso de su familia.

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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
  • 74
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,601,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Maria Esther to buy cement and blocks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2011
May 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012