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Linda Katherine
Linda lives in Guayaquil. She started with her business because her father had already started the store a long time ago. As time went by, she decided to buy the grocery store from him so she could cover her expenses and meet her needs. She currently works alone all day; she opens at 7am and closes at 7pm. She sells carbohydrates, dairy products, beverages, etc. Her difficulty is robberies which is why she has to close the store early.

She’s married and her husband works in the Cuatro Manzanas market as a polisher. She does not have any children but is expecting one. She wants to use the loan to buy grocery items like beverages, canned goods, sweets, meats, etc. for the store. Her dream is that her father has a good life and that the business grows.
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La clienta Linda vive en Guayaquil. Ella empezó con su negocio ya que el papá comenzó desde hace mucho tiempo atras con la tienda. Fue entonce que al pasar ya tiempo ella decidió comprarle la tienda de víveres para poder ella sustentar sus gastos y necesidades.

En la actualidad ella trabaja sola todo el día ella abre a la 07h00 y cierra a las 19h00pm en la tienda ella vende carbohidratos, lácteos, bebidas etc. La dificulta de ella en el negocio son los ladrones por lo cual ella tiene que cerrar temprano la tienda.

Esta casada, su esposo trabaja en las cuatro manzanas de laqueador, no tiene hijos pero está esperando uno. Con el préstamo quiere comprar víveres para la tienda como bebidas, enlatados, confites, carnes etc. Su sueño es que su papá tenga una buena vida y que su negocio crezca.

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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
  • 39
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,686,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Linda Katherine to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2013
Jun 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 7, 2014