Katty is a young entrepreneur who is 28 years old, she is single and has no children for now. She lives with her parents in the Ferroviaria 1, peri-urban sector of Duran. She tells us that her determination to improve is what drives her everyday in her business. She learned about the sale of clothes with her mother who also does that for a living. She works from Monday to Sunday all day long. Since she is a woman she is concerned about delinquency as she usually always carries money or merchandise and has to travel by bus. With the loan she wants to buy blouses in cash so that she can get higher profits.
Katty es una joven emprendedora de 28 años, es soltera y no tiene hijos por el momento. Vive con sus padres en la Ferroviaria 1 sector periurbano de Duran. Nos cuenta que su empeño en superarse es lo que la motiva día a día en su negocio, aprendió la venta de ropa con su madre quien se dedica al mismo negocio. Su horario de trabajo es de lunes a domingo todo el día. Como es mujer le preocupa la delincuencia ya que por lo general siempre lleva dinero o mercadería y tiene que transportarse en bus. Con el crédito piensa comprar de contado blusas para así obtener mayores ganancias.
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.