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America Piedad
América is 66 years old and single. Her mom taught her to cook when she was a little girl and it was a privilege for her because she has always enjoyed cooking. América has a small eatery where she sells lunches. She works there from 7.00am to 2.30pm alongside one of her daughters. Her difficulty is that she has been a little unwell. Her goal is to be able to expand her business, buying more pans and remodeling her premises. She currently works together with her daughter. América's goal is to hire more cooks so that she can turn her small lunch spot into a very well-known restaurant. She would like to use her loan to buy more kitchenware such as plates, spoons, pans, etc.
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América tiene 66 años de edad esta actualmente soltera, desde joven la madre la ponía a cocinar y para ella era un privilegio porque siempre le ha gustado cocinar. América ahora tiene un pequeño comedor de venta de almuerzo ella trabaja de 7am – 2:30pm. La dificultad de America es un poco las enfermedades que por su edad le puedan caer. Su meta es poder ampliar su negocio ya sea comprando ollas y redemodelar el puesto. Ya que trabaja America y su hija en el negocio solo .El anhelo de America es contratar mas cocineras y así lo que era un pequeño comedor de venta de almuerzo convertirlo en un restaurante reconocido. Con el préstamo quiere comprar implementos de cocina; como platos, cucharas, ollas etc.

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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
  • 30
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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 $650 helped America Piedad to buy kitchenware such as plates, spoons, pans, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013