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Edgar Patricio
Edgar started selling CDs eleven years ago and three years ago joined ASECOPAC (Ecuadorean Audiovisual Products Merchants and Mutual Aid Association) with Ecuadorean filmmakers. He likes his business very much because together with the Association they made a film and he sells the original CDs. He stresses that he enjoys his business because he likes movies and videos.

He works in downtown Progreso (a locality in Playas Villamil-Guayaquil) outside a school. He works from 7am until 6pm together with his wife. Sometimes he travels to Libertad for meetings or business-related investments.

He indicates that he’s had no difficulties that have kept him from doing his work. He is married to Verónica who does domestic chores and cares for their five-year-old son although they also have a 12-year-old daughter who is cared for by her grandmother who lives in Libertad.

Edgar needs a loan to buy a CD copier. With it he will be able to save quite a bit and be able to set up a large store with original CDs from Ecuadorean artists as well as to have a large house to be able to live happily in with his family.
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Hace 11 años Edgar empezó con la venta de cd y solo hace 3 se asoció a ASECOPAC del Mies con los cinestas ecuatorianos, les gusta mucho su negocio ya que con la asociación crearon una película y actualmente vende los cd originales. Por eso recalca su gusto por este negocio ya que le agradan los temas de películas y videos.

El trabaja en el centro de Progreso (localidad de Playas Villamil- Guayaquil), en las afueras de una escuela, hace su trabajo desde las 7h00am hasta las 6h00pm junto a su esposa, a veces viaja a Libertad por cuestiones de reuniones o inversiones de su negocio.

Indica que aún no ha tenido dificultades que le impidan hacer su trabajo, él está casado con Verónica quien se dedica a los quehaceres domésticos y a cuidar a su hijo de 5 años, aunque tienen otra niña de 12 años la cual es cuidada por su abuelita que vive en libertad.
Edgar está necesitando un préstamo para comprar una copiadora de cd originales Y así ahorrar mucho con lo cual establecer un gran local de cd originales de artistas ecuatorianos, además tener una casa grande para poder vivir feliz con 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 $875 helped Edgar Patricio to buy a CD copier.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2012