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Trancito Antonieta
Sra. Trancito, age 57, lives in Guayaquil. She lived with her husband in eastern Ecuador for many years, but when he abandoned her, she moved to Guayaquil. Trancito decided to begin sewing and open her workshop. This enabled her to support her children and now her young granddaughter.

Trancito works alone every day from her home business. She produces blouses, trousers, undergarments, and a little bit of everything else. With this loan, she will buy fabrics, thread, and a sewing machine so that she can work with greater ease and produce more items that her customers request.

Trancito will continue to acquire more machines so that she can provide jobs to other people. This will enable her to complete more work and generate more income so that her family can have a better life.

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La Sra. Trancito vive Guayaquil, tiene 57 años de edad. Ella vivía hace años en el Oriente del Ecuador con su esposo. Cuando su esposo la abandonó y ella se vino a vivir a Guayaquil decidio comenzar a coser y asi fue que puso su taller y desde ahí a mantenido a sus hijos y ahora a su pequeña nieta.

Trabaja sola, todo el día, en su casa tiene el negocio en donde cose blusas, pantalones, interiores, de todo un poco.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar telas, máquinas de coser e hilos para así poder coser con mayor facilidad y hacer más cosas que los clientes le piden.

Tambien consiguiendo mas maquinas puede darles trabajo a demás personas para que le faciliten el trabajo y así poder obtener más ganancias para un mejor vivir para su familia.

Additional Information

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
  • 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 $1,625 helped Trancito Antonieta to buy fabrics, thread, and a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 2, 2014