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Lourdes Ivon
Lourdes is 30 years old, single, and doesn't have any children. She has worked since she was a teenager. Lourdes managed to get a job working as a private employee and worked in her job for a long time. However, as time went by, she realized that the work did not meet all her expectations and she didn't feel satisfied so she decided to set up her own business selling clothing.

Lourdes works alone every day, all day long. She does not rest. She says that you have to work hard to achieve your goals. It has been very difficult for Lourdes to run her business as the streets in her neighborhood aren't paved and the dust dirties her merchandise. She would like to use her loan to buy men's and women's clothing such as blouses, shirts, etc. Lourdes' goal is to grow her business and to have a better location for it.
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Lourdes tiene 30 años es soltera y no tiene hijos. Lourdes ha trabajado desde su adolescencia ya que ella consiguió trabajo como empleada privada y trabajo por mucho tiempo pero, a medida que fue pasando el tiempo se dio cuenta que ese trabajo no llenaba toda sus expectativas no se sentía bien entonces decidió instalar su propio negocio de venta de ropa.

Lourdes trabaja sola todos los días a toda hora, ella no tiene descanso ella dice que hay que esforzarse mucho para lograr lo que uno desea, ya que le ha resultado muy difícil tener este el negocio ya que las calles del sector no están pavimentadas por lo que el polvo contamina su mercadería. Con el prestamo quiere comprar ropa para mujeres y hombres como blusas, camisas etc. La meta de Lourdes es que su negocio crezca y tener una mejor ubicación para su negocio.

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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
  • 73
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,592,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Lourdes Ivon to buy men's and women's clothing such as blouses and shirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013