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Maria Carolina
María Carolina belongs to the communal bank “La Marginal II”, which is located in the district of Tarapoto, in the province of San Martin, and in the department of San Martín. She lives with her husband and she is 40 years old. She has 6 children and three of them still live at home with her and depend on her.

María has a lot of strength to continue working hard. She makes a living by selling soft drinks and food items. She is very happy with her business and she loves that she is the one in charge of the business.

Her business is located inside of a company that sells chicken and is called “Don Pollo”. The space that she sells out of was especially set up for her business and her daily sales of food are guaranteed since she sells food to the workers of the company. She is very happy and she feels very capable and responsible for the payments that she must make to the communal bank each month.

With the $350 that she is requesting she want to invest the money in buying the necessary ingredients for the preparation of her food items. She plans on buying large quantities of rice, sugar, eggs, chicken and cooking oil. Part of the money will also be invested in the purchase of different types and sizes of soft drinks. She will also buy carbonated and non-carbonated mineral water to sell.

María Carolina feels proud that she was able to start a business. She now feels more secure about being financial independent in her old age. She is thankful for the Manuela Ramos Movement because it has helped her to improve her life and it has helped other women like her to get ahead in life and to take care of themselves and their families.
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La señora María Carolina, pertenece al Banco Comunal “La Marginal II”, Distrito de Tarapoto, Provincia de San Martin, Departamento de San Martín. Es Conviviente, tiene 40 años y 06 hijos, 03 de ellos que están bajo su responsabilidad.

María, se siente con muchas fuerzas para seguir trabajando, ella se dedica a la venta de bebidas gasificadas y venta de comida. Manifiesta que con el negocio que ejerce se siente muy tranquila y contenta y es quien administra su negocio.

Su negocio se ubica en los interiores de una empresa de venta de pollos, llamada “Don Pollo” en un ambiente especialmente acondicionado, por lo que su venta diaria de comida lo tiene asegurada, ya que brinda pensión a los mismos trabajadores de la empresa. Esta muy contenta, se siente muy capaz y responsable con las cuotas que debe pagar mensualmente al Banco Comunal.

Con este préstamo de S/. 1,000.00, desea invertirlo comprando insumos, para la preparación de sus comidas como: sacos de arroz y azúcar, huevos y pollos en javas y paquetes de aceites, lo necesario para la preparación de sus comidas. Parte del dinero, que lo invertirá comprando bebidas como: gaseosas de diferentes sabores, tamaños y marcas. Así como agua mineral con gas y sin gas.

María Carolina, se siente orgullosa por haber logrado implementar su negocio, y asegurarse una vejez tranquila. Agradece al Movimiento Manuela Ramos por haberla ayudado a superarse y a otras mujeres que quieren salir adelante y a defenderse como mujeres.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
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  • $54,500,125
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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maria Carolina to purchase ingredients to prepare her foods and soft drinks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 23, 2009
Listed
Jun 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2009