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Total loan: $1,100
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Alba Esther

Ecuador
Guayaquil (Orquideas), Ecuador / Cosmetics Sales

A loan of $1,100 helped to buy perfumes, crèmes, cosmetics, and other products.


Alba Esther's story

Alba lives in an area known as Las Orquídeas. She started her business when she saw that her family needed more income. Alba began selling cosmetics through catalogs and gradually improved her sales. She increased her inventory buy adding perfumes and clothing, which improved her clientele.

At the moment, Alba works by taking orders for cosmetics, clothing, and perfumes from her customers. She offers the products on credit. Alba works every day from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. She has many aspirations for her business because she has a 13-year-old child who is studying.

With this loan, Alba wants to vary her merchandise buy purchasing perfumes, crèmes, cosmetics, and other products. In the future, she wants to have a house that is 100% completed.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 13, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Banco D-MIRO S.A.

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 13, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Banco D-MIRO S.A.