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Nelly Mercedes
Nelly is 36 years old and has great dreams that her soccer ball store will prosper greatly in the next few years.

The story of her business began a few years ago when she started making soccer balls. Little by little she began to become independent and gain her own customers and as a result she started a small business selling soccer balls. Her sister assists her in her business by sewing. She has orders that come in every week. One of the difficulties she has includes crime in the area. She is separated from her husband and has two children who attend the government school.

Her dream is to have her own home for herself and her children and to improve her income. She is requesting a loan for her business and her home. She will use the money in her business to buy sports balls of all types and for her home to pay for the the deed to her house.
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Nelly es una mujer de 36 años de edad y tiene muchas aspiraciones en los próximos años de prosperar su tienda de balones de futbol.

Su historia comenzó hace algunos años empezó haciendo balones poco a poco empezó a independizarse y a adquirir sus propios clientes luego debido a eso implemento una pequeña empresa de venta de balones de futbol, su trabajo lo realiza con ayuda de su hermana ello cose los galones todas las semanas tiene pedidos, sus dificultades es la delincuencia en el sector, está separada del marido, si tiene 2 hijos estudian en escuela fiscal.

Su sueño es tener su casa propia para ella y sus hijos y mejorar sus ingresos. Por eso quiere el préstamo para su negocio y su casa. En su negocio quiere comprar balones de todos los deportes y para su vivienda la escritura.

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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
  • 60
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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 $650 helped Nelly Mercedes to buy sports balls of all types and pay for the deed to her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013