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Rocio Del Carmen
Rocío, 44, lives in a sector of Guayaquil called Orquídeas. She’s married and her husband works in construction. She has adult children that don’t live with her; each of her children has their own home.

Her husband set up a food stand for her. She currently sells ceviche [marinated seafood cocktail] and ‘bollos’ [fish-filled fried plantain balls]. She works alone from 5am until 4pm. Rocío does both the food preparation and the selling starting with breakfast at 8am. She wants to use the loan to buy plantain, rice, fish, etc. Her dream is to have a very well-known snack bar in Guayaquil.
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Roció tiene 44 años de edad vive en un sector de Guayaquil llamado Orquídeas está casada,su esposo es albañil, tiene hijos mayores de edad por lo que no viven con ellas y cada hijo tiene su propio hogar. Su esposo le puso un puesto de venta de comida. Roció vende en la actualidad ceviches, bollos. Ella trabaja sola desde las 5 de la mañana hasta las 4 de la tarde. Rocio es quien realiza la venta y preparación empezando a las 8 de la mañana con desayunos. Con el crédito quiere comprar verde, arroz, pescado etc. Su sueño es tener una picantería muy reconocida en Guayaquil.

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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
  • 60
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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 $675 helped Rocio Del Carmen to buy plantain, rice, fish, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 5, 2012
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 21, 2013