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Fausta Rosario
Sra. Fausta is 64 years old and lives in La Libertad. She started out selling chickens, but she later formed a group of women who initiated a project of making school clothes. Thanks to assistance they received from the government, they were able to acquire sewing machines and began taking orders for school uniforms.

Fausta works in her tailoring shop, but she also sells chickens with her daughter in the early mornings. The obstacles she faces in her work include dealing with illness. Since she is very dedicated to her work, Fausta tends to neglect her health which sometimes affects the business. She is married, but her husband is retired and helps with raising chickens during certain months as a way of generating additional income.

Fausta has grown children and all of them are married. She and her husband live by themselves. With this loan, Fausta will buy fabrics for making shirts, trousers, and other items. In the future, she would like to buy an embroidery machine.

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La Señora Fausta vive en La Libertad, ella tiene 64 años de edad. La clienta empezó vendiendo pollos, pero luego formo un grupo de mujeres que emprendían un proyecto de confección de ropa para una institución, y gracias a la ayuda del gobierno consiguieron maquinas de coser, y están encargada de confeccionar uniformes de escuelas y colegios.

Ella trabaja en el taller de sastrería y ventas de pollo junto a su hija y trabajan hasta la madrugada. Los inconvenientes que se le presentan en su trabajo es la enfermedad ya que por ser muy dedicada a su trabajo descuida su salud y eso aveces afecta en su negocio.

Ella está casada pero su esposo ya es jubilado y el le ayuda en criar pollos, por ciertos meses del año para tener otros ingresos.

Ella si tiene hijos pero son mayores de edad y todos están casados, ella vive sola con su esposo.
Con el préstamo ella va a comprar telas para la confección de camisas, pantalones, etc. Ella desea para el futuro poder comprarse una bordadora.

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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
  • 45
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,542,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Fausta Rosario to buy fabrics and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 5, 2013
Apr 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 6, 2014