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Leonor Mercedes
The Junín Communal Bank meets every 15 days in the canton of Junín. This place is known for its friendly people. The best brandy in the province and all of Ecuador is distilled here.


Sra. Leonor lives in this place. She is 74 years old. Her husband died several years ago, so she has been a widow since that time. Leonor has 12 grown children and two of them live at her house with their families.


Doña Leonor intended to earn her own income so that she could move forward without having to depend on anyone. She sells bed sheets, towels, tarps, and other items. Leonor works with one of her children and they travel to other cities in order to buy merchandise to sell. She also sells by accepting orders from customers who submit their requests in advance. Leonor extends credit for her merchandise and collects payment every 15 days. She buys the merchandise in Santo Domingo every 15 days or monthly based on what is needed. Leonor has been in business for more than 15 years and continues to provide for her daily needs.


This loan will be used to buy tarps, towels, and bed sheets. Leonor has been with the Communal Bank from the beginning and always enjoys the assistance that has been given to her. Her dream is to move forward in good health.

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EL Banco Comunal Junín se reúne cada quince días en el cantón Junín, este lugar se lo conoce por su gente amable y trabajadora y porque se destila el mejor aguardiente en la provincia y en el Ecuador.

En este lugar vive la señora Leonor, tiene 74 años de edad, hace varios años su querido esposo falleció y quedo viuda pero de esta relación tuvo 12 hijos los mismos que ya son mayores de edad, dos de ellos aun viven en su casa con sus familias.

Doña Leonor con la intención de ganar algo por su cuenta y con esto poder salir adelante sin depender de nadie se dedica a la venta de sabanas, toallas, toldos entre otras cosas, ella trabaja junto a uno de sus hijos se desplazan a otras ciudades a comprar mercadería y realizar sus ventas, ella también vende bajo pedido que sus clientes le realizan con anticipación, deja su mercadería a crédito y cobra cada quince días. Su mercadería la va a comprar a Santo Domingo cada quince días o al mes de acuerdo a lo que necesite. Tiene más de 15 años y es así como ella consigue su sustento diario.

Este crédito lo va emplear en comprar toldos, toallas y sabanas. Está en el Banco Comunal desde el inicio y le gusta por la ayuda que siempre le han brindado.

Su sueño es tener salud para seguir adelante.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Leonor Mercedes to buy tarps, towels, and bed sheets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 8, 2013
Listed
Apr 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013