Gladys, 61, lives in Portoviejo, Guayaquil. She decided to go into this business because she wanted to help in the economic situation of her family and in the neighborhood, because there was not a store nearby. She is a widow so she needs to work to be able to support her family. She did it and it is going well for her. She works every day. She only has three minor children. The difficulty she has is crime. In the future she wants to improve her business and have a place.
With the loan she will buy oil, rice, pencils, and supplies.
Gladys de 61 años vive (Portoviejo Guayaquil). Ella decidió entrar a este negocio porque quería ayudar en la situación económica de su familia y al barrio porque no había tienda cercana. Ella es viuda por eso necesita trabajar para poder sustentar a su familia .lo hizo y le va bien. Trabaja todos los días solo tiene 3 hijos menores. La dificultad que tiene es la delincuencia. A futuro ella anhela mejorar su negocio y tener un local. Con el préstamo comprara (aceite arroz, lapiz viveres)
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.