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Ana Maritza
Ana is 52 years of age, married and has two children who are grown and do not live with her because they are independent. Her husband emigrated to the United States to look for work and that was when Ana went to work selling soy milk as a street vendor. She has always enjoyed commerce and so now she earns a living creating decorative items for the home. These are handcrafted items that she makes. She works every day from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and sells her work on the weekends.

With the loan she will purchase materials for her handcrafted items. Her aspirations for the future are to travel to the United States to be with her husband and open her own business once she gets there.
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Ana tiene 52 años de edad es casada tiene 2 hijos que son mayores de edad ya que no viven con ella porque son independientes. Su esposo emigro a los Estados Unidos en busca de trabajo. y fue ahi cuando Ana comenzo a trabajar y fue entonces que comenzó vendiendo leche de soya en la calles a ella siempre le ha gustado el comercio es por eso que ahora se dedica a crear artículos decorativos para el hogar son trabajos manuales que realiza. Ella trabaja todos los días desde la 9 de la mañana hasta las 4 de la tarde y los fines de semana los vende .Con el préstamo comprara materiales para sus manualidades. Sus aspiraciones a futuro es viajar a los estados unidos para encontrarse con su esposo y al llegar alla abrir un negocio propio

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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
  • 24
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,466,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,575 helped Ana Maritza to purchase materials for her handcrafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2013