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Nelson Raul
Nelson lives in Las Orquídeas, an area north of the city of Guayaquil. He is 36 years old, married, and has a seven-year-old son who attends a state school. Due to the lack of jobs in the country, Nelson made the decision to work on his own as a master bricklayer. He currently works on a contract basis. He builds walls, installs tiles, and lays down floors. Whenever he has a contract, he works from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

With this loan, Nelson will buy picks, safety helmets, cement, and other supplies. His goal is to have his own business in which he sells construction materials.

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Nelson vive en las Orquídeas sector norte de la ciudad de Guayaquil. Tiene 36 años de edad está casado tiene 1 hijo de 7 años que asiste a una escuela fiscal.La falta de empleo en el país lo llevo a tomar la decisión de trabajar como maestro albañil. En la actualidad Nelson trabaja por contrato. El hace paredes, loza, pisos. Nelson trabaja cuando lo contratan desde las 8 de la mañana hasta las 5 de la tarde.Con el préstamo quiere comprar picos, cascos, cemento etc. Su meta es tener una propia empresa en la que se venda materiales de construcción.

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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
  • 71
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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 $1,075 helped Nelson Raul to buy picks, safety helmets, cement, and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 9, 2012
Nov 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 21, 2013