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Mariana De Las Mercedes
Mariana, 55, lives in suburban Guayaquil. She began this sewing business when her husband abandoned her. Mariana set up the business in her house so she could care for her children and grandchildren. She works with dedication every day.

In the future she wants to have her house and a space to show her sewing.

With the loan she will buy fabric, lace, thread, etc.
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Mariana de 55 años vive ( suburbio Guayaquil ). Ella comenzó este negocio de costura desde que su espozo la abandono. Mariana se puso el negocio en su casa para haci poder cuidar a sus hijos y nietos. Con dedicación trabaja todos los días. A futuro ella desea tener su casa y un espacio para exhibir su costura. Con el préstamo comprara ( telas, encajes, hilos etc ).

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
  • 59
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,742,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,575 helped Mariana De Las Mercedes to buy fabric, lace, and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013