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Manuel Rodrigo
Manuel lives in Guayaquil. He started because his mother sent him to learn the tailoring profession. Little by little he started liking this trade. He now works alone and on different schedules. This is because he has to deliver the orders that he has at an established time.

His difficulty is his wife’s illness. He wants to use the loan to buy machines and sewing implements.

His dream is to make rooms to rent and to improve his business. He wants to use the loan to buy better machines and to be able to travel to other provinces to sell. He makes men’s and women’s clothing.
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El cliente Manuel vive en Guayaquil. El comenzó por que la mamá lo mando a que aprenda la profesión de confesionista poco a poco le fue gustando ese oficio. Hasta que ya en la actualidad el realiza el trabajo solo y en diferentes horarios ya que los pedidos los tiene que entregar en un tiempo establecido.

Su dificultad es la enfermedad de la esposa. Con el préstamo quiere comprar maquinas y implemento.

Su sueño es hacer cuartos de alquile, mejorar el negocio. Con el préstamo quiere comprar mejores maquinas y poder viajar a otras provincias para vender lo que el confecciona que es ropa de hombres y mujeres.

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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
  • 31
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,721,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Manuel Rodrigo to buy machines and sewing implements.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2013
Jun 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 7, 2014