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Patricia Mariana
Patricia, 42, lives in Libertad. She’s been selling clothes and jewelry since she was very little. It’s been her means of support to date. She works alone from morning till evening selling blouses, pants, underwear, etc. The difficulty she’s going through is her illness but she depends on her business very much so this makes her continue moving forward. She does not invest all her money in clothes; she sets aside some of the capital to pay for things for her house.

She’s single and has a five-year-old son attending public school; her son is the motivating force behind her daily efforts. She wants to use the loan to buy blouses, pants and underwear. The dream she wants to reach with this loan is that he business continues growing in order to earn higher income since she’s her son’s sole source of support.
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Patricia vive en Libertad, tiene 42 años de edad. Ella desde muy pequeña siempre a vendida ropa y joyas, ese ha sido su sustento hasta la actualidad, el trabajo lo realiza sola en la mañana hasta la tarde, vendiendo blusas, pantalones, interiores, etc.

La dificultad que cruza es su enfermedad pero ella depende demasiado del negocio porque ese es lo que la hace seguir adelante, no invierte todo el dinero en ropa se deja un capital para pagar las cosas de la casa.

Es una mujer soltera con un hijo de cinco años que estudia en una escuela fiscal, su hijo es el poder de ella para que cada día se esfuerce mas en las cosas que hace.

Con el prestamo quiere comprar blusas, pantalones, interiores. El sueño que quiere poder realizar con este préstamo es el de que su negocio siga creciendo para así tener mayores ingresos, ya que es sola y sola mantiene a su hijo.

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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
  • 41
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,538,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Patricia Mariana to buy blouses, pants and underwear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 25, 2014