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Diego is an enterprising person with a lot of will and desire to move himself and his family forward. He is described as a happy, enthusiastic, and very hard-working person. He lives with his two children, to whom he teaches values that will grow with them as they get older. Diego has become an example for his children and for his community. Through work and sacrifice he was able to buy a bus for rural transport.

The loan that Diego is requesting from FODEMI is to invest in a paint job and mechanical touch-up for the bus; this is necessary and he prioritizes to do it in order to give a good service to his customers and more than anything, to transport them safely in his bus.

Diego's dream is to continue working in order to pay off the debt he has from buying the bus and to feel more calm in offering his children a good education. Diego knows that the way to reach his dream is to continue working with love and thanks to God for every day that he wakes with life.
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Don Diego es una persona emprendedora, con muchas ganas de sacar adelante a su familia, el se define como una persona alegre, entusiasta y muy trabajador, Diego vive con sus dos hijos a los cuales les enseña valores que los engrandeceran como personas, diego se ha convertido en un ejemplo para sus hijos y para su comunidad ya que a base de trabajo y sacrificio ah logrado comprarse un bus de transporte rural.

El credito que Diego solicito a Fodemi es para invertir en la pintura del bus y en el arreglo mecánico del mismo, ya que es necesario y prioritario hacerlo para dar un buen servivio a sus clientes y mas que nada trasladarlos de manera segura un su bus.

El sueño que Diego tiene es seguir trabajando para lograr pagar toda la deuda de la compra del bus, y sentirse mas tranquilo para brindarles a sus hijos una buena educacion, diego sabe que la manera de cumplir su sueño es seguir trabajando con amor y agradecerle a Dios por cada dia que amanece con vida.

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About VisionFund Ecuador

VisionFund Ecuador is a microenterprise development fund that supports groups of entrepreneurs who lack access to formal financial systems. The organization works with vulnerable populations, especially women, in the marginalized urban and rural sectors of Ecuador. Its clients work in a variety of sectors including agriculture, artisan crafts and the commercial and service sectors. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to expand the organization’s services to the poor living in more rural parts of Ecuador.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $25,604,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Diego to invest in the purchase of paint for the bus and in mechanical touch-ups, which is necessary to offer a good service to his clients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2012
Dec 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 27, 2013