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Luis Aquiles
Luis, 61, lives in Quevedo, Ecuador. He had a store but closed it because he separated from his wife. Because of this he decided to sell candy and shine shoes. It is going well for him. This is the way of getting ahead. He has two grown children. The difficulty he has is illness. In the future he wants his business to do well and, because he lost a leg, he needs to buy a prosthesis to replace his leg.

With the loan he will buy a chair, crutches, and candy.
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Luis de 61 años vive (Quevedo Ecuador). El tenía una tienda pero la cerro por el motivo de que se separo de su esposa. A raíz de eso el decidió vender confites y betunar zapatos le va bien esa es la manera de salir adelante tiene 2 hijos ya mayores. la dificultad que él tiene es la enfermedad . a futuro el anhela tener bien su negocio y por el motivo de que perdió una pierna necesita comprar una prótesis para suplantar su pierna . con el préstamo comprara ( silla muletas, caramelos ).

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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
  • 72
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,584,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Luis Aquiles to buy a chair and crutches.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013