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Maria Del Carmen
María is a 26-year-old woman who has a great desire to boost her food business over the next few years.

María started her business three years ago, selling sausage in the market on weekends. The business is doing very well. She works alone from 7.30am until she runs out. Her difficulties are when her children become sick. María is not married. She lives with her common-law husband who is a dispatcher for the Guayas co-op. She has two daughters. María's biggest dream is to increase her sales and own her own home. She would like a loan to buy meat, vegetables and fruit for her food business.
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María es un mujer de 26 años de edad y tiene muchas aspiraciones en los próximos años de prosperar su venta de comida su historia empezó hace 3 años los fines de semana vende salchicha en el mercado y le va bien, su trabajo lo hace sola de las 7:30 hasta la hora que termine, si tiene dificultades que se les enfermen sus hijas, no está casada tiene unión libre, el esposo es despachador de la coop. Guayas, si tiene 2 hijas, su sueño más importante es incrementar sus ventas y tener casa propia. Por eso quiere el préstamo para comprar carnes, verduras, frutas para la venta de comida.

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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.

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  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 71
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  • $25,584,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Maria Del Carmen to buy meat, vegetables and fruit for her food business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2012
Feb 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2013