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Amalia Gioconda
Amalia is 45 years old and lives in a semi urban area in Perimetral. Her husband is a master mason and they have three children who attend primary school. Amalia is a seamstress.
She has always been a seamstress and from a very young age she made clothing for friends and family and she did a good job. Amalia works very early in the morning and ends when she finishes the work order. Sometimes she has a problem when she doesn’t deliver the items on time or when she cannot find work. With the loan she wants to buy materials like fabrics, threads and various items to make her products this will help her increase her business. Amalia hopes to have her workshop well stocked and to have clothing for her sales.
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Amalia de 45 años, vive en una zona peri-urbana en la Perimetral. Su esposo es maestro albañil y tienen tres hijos que estudian en escuela fiscales. Su actividad es costurera.

Su profesión siempre ha sido modista desde muy joven confeccionaba ropa a amigos y familiares entonce desde allí lo desempeña bien. Labora desde muy temprano y termina cuando haya concluido con el pedido que le hacen. Algunas veces tiene problema cuando no lo entrega a tiempo o cuando no tiene trabajo. Con la ayuda del préstamo quiere comprar materiales como telas, hilos y varios cosas para confeccionar. Y así poder incrementar su negocio. Ella anhela tener su taller bien surtido y tener ropa para su respectiva ventas.

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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
  • 33
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,686,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Amalia Gioconda buy materials like fabrics, threads and various items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2011
May 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012