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Sara

Sara T. D. belongs to the Community Bank "Madres Coraje". Her home is located in Jr. Dos de Mayo N. 834, approximately 5 blocks from the District Municipality of Yarinacocha, of the district with the same name. She is 65 years old. She has been a seamstress since she was 17 years old. She is a single mother and she managed to educate her 3 children through her business.



She has been working with Manuela Ramos (Kiva Field Partner) for 2 years. Her first loan was in the amount of S/300 nuevos soles, funds that she used towards the maintenace of her sewing machine to keep developing her small business. Currently she has created a store where she receives orders directly from customers, given that she has a young woman helping her with the small business, located in her home.



With this loan of S/1400 nuevos soles, she will invest in the maintenance and repair of her sewing maching and she will also purchase materials to make and design all types of clothing. She is very grateful to Manuela Ramos because she has never received a loan from any financial institution before. Manuela Ramos, without too much paper work, believed in her and motivates her to be responsible with her payments.

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SARA T. D., pertenece al Banco Comunal “Madres Coraje”, su domicilio está ubicado en el Jr. Dos de Mayo Nº 834, a 5 cuadras y media de la Municipalidad Distrital de Yarinacocha, en el distrito del mismo nombre, tiene 65 años de edad, Se dedica a la costura desde los 17 años, es madre soltera, oficio con el que educó a sus 3 hijos.

Ella tiene 2 años trabajando con Manuela Ramos y el primer préstamo que obtuvo fue un monto de S/ 300 Nuevos Soles, lo utilizó para el mantenimiento de su máquina de coser y poder seguir desarrollando su pequeño negocio. En la actualidad, ya generó el primer puesto de trabajo directo, debido a que tiene una joven ayudante laborando en su pequeño negocio, ubicado en su domicilio.

Con este préstamo de S/ 1,400. Nuevos Soles, invertirá en el arreglo de una máquina de coser y comprará materiales para confeccionar y diseñar todo tipo de ropa. Se encuentra agradecida con Manuela Ramos, porque nunca alguna entidad financiera le otorgó un crédito; mientras que Manuela Ramos sin tanto papeleo, confió en ella y la motiva a ser responsable en sus pagos.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 76
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  • $54,535,100
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  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Sara to purchase materials for sewing. For maintenance of her sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 6, 2009
Listed
Apr 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2009