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Gigi Del Rocio
Gigi is 46 years old and she sells Yambal products (Yambal is a company offering enterprising women the opportunity to sell products independently). She lives in Paraíso de Guayaquil, which is a semi-urban district with unpaved roads where the houses are located in the mountains.

She started selling Yambal products several years ago to help her husband with the household expenses now that they have two children of 12 and 5 years of age. She has started promoting the products using the Yambal catalog. Gigi sells perfumes, creams, deodorants, make-up etc. She travels around Paraíso selling the products to her acquaintances and friends. She does not have a fixed work schedule.

With this loan, she would like to buy perfumes, creams and make-up so that she has a greater variety of products. In the future she would like to fix up her house and increase her sales.
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Gigi de 46 años, vende productos Yambal (empresa que ofrece a mujeres emprendedoras comenzar con sus ventas independientes), vive en el Paraíso de Guayaquil (zona periurbana, con caminos de tierra y las casas están ubicadas en montañas).

Hace varios años comenzó a vender productos Yambal para poder ayudar con los gastos a su esposo ya que tiene dos hijos de 12 y 5 años. Comienza a promocionarlos con el catalogo Yambal. Vende perfumes, cremas, desodorantes, maquillaje etc. Trabaja recorriendo las calles de Paraíso y vendiendo los productos a sus conocidos y amigas no tiene horario fijo de trabajo.

Con el préstamo quiere comprar perfumes, cremas, maquillaje para tener mas variedad en sus productos. En el futuro quiere tener terminar de carreglar su casa e incrementar sus ventas.

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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.

About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $26,742,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Gigi Del Rocio to buy perfumes, creams and make-up.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2010
Oct 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012