Martha is 40 years old. She is divorced and has one child who attends a state school. Martha started her business because when she divorced she didn't have any source of income. She decided to start selling clothing and Avon products. She works alone from morning until evening. She works every day visiting friends, family members and acquaintances, to sell them her products. Martha says that she works hard every day because she has a great responsibility to fulfill toward her son and her home. Martha would like to use her loan to buy clothing and household goods to sell. Her goal is to continue growing in her business and to give her family the best.
Martha tiene 40 años es divorciada y tiene 1 hijo que estudia en un colegio fiscal. Martha empezó su negocio a raíz de que se divorcio ya que no tenia ninguna fuente de ingreso entonces decidió vender ropa y productos Avon. Su trabajo lo hace sola, desde la mañana hasta la tarde trabaja todos los días ella, visita amigas familiares conocidos para ofrecer sus productos. Martha dice que se esfuerza día a día porque tiene una gran responsabilidad que cumplir con su hijo y con su casa. Con el prestamo quiere comprar ropa y articulos de hogar para vender. La meta de Martha es seguir creciendo en su negocio y darle lo mejor a su familia.
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.