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Leonor Narcisa
Leonor Arguelllo is 45 years old and lives in the urban area in Las Orquideas; she is divorced and has four children who are all married. She lives in a cement home which has basic services (water, electricity, etc.).

Leonor began as a saleswoman when she was very young as her whole family works in sales and she wanted to do the same to earn her own income. She invested her savings in clothing, perfumes, creams, and home products. She also works selling Yanbal (a company that helps women to sell cosmetics and earn a commission).

She will use this loan to buy perfumes and clothing to have a greater variety of products to sell. In the future, she would like to buy a car to carry her merchandise to sell.
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Leonor A. de 45 años, vive en una zona urbana en las Orquídeas, es divorciada, pero tiene cuatro hijos que ya están casados. Vive sola en su casa de cemento, cuenta con todos los servicios básicos.

Leonor empezó a ser comerciante desde muy joven ya que toda su familia es comerciante ella también quiso ser igual y tener sus propios ingresos. Invirtió sus ahorros en ropa, perfumes, cremas, artículos de hogar etc. Trabaja también como vendedora Yanbal (es una compañía que ayuda a las mujeres para que sean vendedoras de cosméticos y ganen un porcentaje de comisiones).

Con el préstamo quiere comprar perfumes y ropa para tener mas variedad en lo que vende. En el futuro quiere comprar un carro para llevar su mercadería.

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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
  • 55
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,996,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Leonor Narcisa perfume, clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 16, 2010
May 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011