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Mercedes is a member of the community bank “Las Fronterizas” in the Desaguadero district, in the province of Chucuito, in the Puno department. She is 31 years old, has two children, and has an incomplete secondary education. She has worked for three years with the Manuela Ramos Movement and started her juice business with her first loan of 300 soles. This made her happy because it helped her cover her household expenses. With this loan of 3,000 soles, she will be able to grow her juice selling business by purchasing new equipment, accessories, and fruit such as oranges, bananas, pineapple, and papaya. She will also purchase other ingredients such as sugar, carob, and eggs. This will contribute to improving the quality of education of her children.
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La señora Mercedes es socia del banco comunal “Las Fronterizas” en el distrito de Desaguadero, Provincia de Chucuito, Departamento de Puno; de 31 años de edad, tiene dos hijos y posee estudios de secundaria incompleta (segundo de secundaria).
Trabaja desde hace tres años con el Movimiento Manuela Ramos e inicio su negocio de preparación de jugos con su primer préstamo de S/. 300.00 Nuevos soles y se siente contenta porque le permitió ayudar con los gastos del hogar.
Con este préstamo de S/. 3000.00 Nuevos soles podrá ampliar su negocio de venta de jugos, comprará nuevos equipos y accesorios; así como insumos, comprará frutas como naranjas, plátanos, piñas, papayas, y otros insumos como azúcar, algarrobita, huevos; de esta manera contribuirá a mejorar la calidad educativa de sus hijos,

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mecedes purchase new equipment and accessories, such as necessary ingredients to grow her business like bananas, pineapple, papaya, sugar, oranges, carob, and eggs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 4, 2009
May 30, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009