Virgilia is a member of the Communal Bank "Pink Women," located in the district of Ilave, in the province of El Collao and the department of Puno. She is 22 years old, single, and has no children. She has a secondary school education.
Virgilia has worked with Manuela Ramos for four years. She buys and sells small animals (rams and pigs). Her first loan was for 300 PEN, and she used the money to increase the working capital for her business.
She is now asking for a loan for 500 PEN for additional investment in her business. Manuela dreams of having a grocery store one day. What she likes most about the Communal Bank is the group work.