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Elsy Jacinta
Elsy, age 46, is married and has a 15 year old son who goes to a public school.

She started ten years ago with the settlement from her last job. She bought a sewing machine, and from there she was, little by little, getting more customers by fixing and making clothes. She did this until she came to have her own sewing shop.

She currently works from eight in the morning until five in the afternoon when she finishes her work. Elsy’s wish and her desire is to be a fashion designer.

She would like to use the loan to buy implements like thread, fabric, zippers, and another sewing machine, etc.
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Elsy tiene 46 años de edad es casada tiene 1 hijo de 15 años que estudia en un colegio publico. Ella comenzó hace 10 años con su liquidación de su último trabajo. Se compro una máquina de coser y de ahí poco a poco fue aumentado sus clientes con arreglo de ropa y confecciones hasta llegar a tener su propio taller de costura. En la actualidad ella trabaja a las 8:00 de la mañana hasta la 5 de la tarde que culmina su trabajo, el deseo y anhelo de Elsy es también ser una diseñadora de modas. Con el préstamo ella quisiera comprar implementos como: hilos, telas, cierres, y otra máquina de coser 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
  • 74
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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 Elsy Jacinta to buy thread, fabric, zippers, and another sewing machine, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 21, 2013