Rocio is 49 years old and lives in Primavera, Duran. This is a settlement on the outskirts of the city which was originally established without official authorization. There are several hills, streams and lakes which are still present as the remains of a broken ecology. Rocio is single and owns a store.
Rocio started working with one of her sisters. She closed her business and so Rocio decided to set herself up in another place and made gradual progress. She works alone in her store from 8.00am to 10.00pm, selling food products to her customers. With the help of this loan, she would like to buy more merchandise with which to stock her business. In the future, she would like to finish building her home.
Rocio de 49 años, vive en la Primavera de Duran (perímetro urbano fue originalmente irregular, con varios cerros, riachuelos y lagunas que aún se presentan como restos de una ecología en disolución). Es soltera y tiene una tienda.
Comenzó trabajando con una de sus hermanas como ella cerro el negocio, entonces ella decidió establecerlo en otro lugar así fue progresando poco a poco. Labora sola de 8H00 am a 10H00 pm vendiendo víveres a sus clientes. Con la ayuda del préstamo desea comprar mas mercadería para surtir su negocio. En un futuro desea terminar su vivienda.
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.