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Marly Benilda
The "Guerra de los Sexos" (War of the Sexes) communal bank meets every two weeks in Picoaza parish in the city of Portoviejo. This is a place known for being a commercial center, for its traditional San Pedro and San Pablo festivals, and for the rich historical culture that its mountains enclose.

Marly lives here. She is 39 years old, married, and has two children ages 14 and 3. The eldest goes to high school. Her husband is a taxi driver.

Besides being a good mother and housewife, she has a business. She has a small shop where she sells fabric by the bale, as well as clothing of all kinds.

She delivers her products to merchants who then sell them at retail in various places. She also delivers to a few sewing workshop. With regard to the clothing, she goes around her town to deliver to her customers. She works every day from 8 AM to 6 PM.

In addition to this, at Christmas time she sells decorations and nativity scenes, which sell very well at this time of year. She buys her products in Guayaquil and Quito two times a month. She has been in her business for more than four years and it is going very well.

This loan is to buy fabric, as well as clothing of all kinds. She is a founding member of the communal bank and likes it because of the loans, as these help her a great deal. Her goal is to have a larger and well-organized store.
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El Banco Comunal Guerra de Los Sexos se reúne cada quince días en la parroquia Picoaza de la ciudad de Portoviejo. Lugar conocido por ser una zona muy comercial, por sus fiestas tradicionales de San Pedro y San Pablo y por la rica cultura histórica que encierran sus montañas.

En este lugar vive la señora Marly, tiene 39 años de edad, está casada y fruto de esta relación tienen dos hijos de 14 y 3 años de edad, la mayor estudia en colegio. Su esposo es taxista.

Ella además de ser una buena madre y ama de casa se dedica al comercio, tiene un pequeño local en el cual vende telas por pacas y ropa de todo tipo, entrega sus productos a comerciantes que luego los venden al menudeo en diversos lugares, ella también entrega en algunos talleres de costura, en lo que se refiere a la ropa ella sale por su localidad a entregar a sus clientes. Trabaja todos los días desde las 8h00 hasta las 18h00, además de esto en las temporadas navideñas vende adornos y nacimientos que tienen mucha salida en esta época del año. Compra sus productos en Guayaquil y Quito dos veces por mes, lleva más de 4 años con su negocio y le va muy bien.

Este crédito es para comprar telas y ropa de todo tipo. Es socia fundadora del Banco Comunal y le gusta por los créditos ya que estos le ayudan mucho.

Su meta es tener un almacén más grande y bien estructurado.


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  • $10,200
    Average annual income
  • 15
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  • $22,541,325
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Marly Benilda to buy fabric and clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 28, 2012
Listed
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013