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Sofia
Sra. Sofía is a member of the Communal Bank “Vecinas Unidas” (United Neighbors) which is located in the District of Calleria, Department of Ucayali. She is 51 years old, married, and has five children.


Sra. Sofía has worked with Manuela Ramos for ten years. She has an establishment set up in front of a business school where young people hang out when they are waiting to leave or on break. There they are able to buy soft drinks, tamales, or stuffed potatoes. Sofía operates her business with the help of one employee.


She will invest her new loan in the purchase of one sack of sugar, one gallon of oil, one bag of caramels, one bag of gum, one kilo of flour, one 25-liter bucket, five packets of sacks, and one packet of sorbets. Her business is open all day Monday through Friday. At night, she comes home to be with her husband and children.


Manuela Ramos instills in women the knowledge that they also can generate income for their families.

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La señora Sofía es socia del banco comunal Vecinas Unidas, del Distrito de Calleria, Departamento de Ucayali, tiene 51 años de edad, está casada y tiene 5 hijos.
La señora Sofía trabaja desde hace 10 años con Manuela Ramos y tiene su negocio en las afueras del colegio Comercio, donde los jóvenes esperan la salida o el recreo (break) para salir a comprar refrescos, tamales o papa rellena, esta actividad la realiza con la ayuda de una persona.
La señora Sofía invertirá su nuevo préstamo en la compra de 1 saco de azúcar, 1 galón de aceite, 1 bolsa de caramelos, 1 bolsa de chicle, 1 kilo de fariña, 1 balde de 25 litros, 5 paquetes de bolsa, 1 paquete de sorbetes.
La señora Sofía trabaja de lunes a viernes todo el día solo por las noches, llega a su casa para compartir con su esposo y sus hijos.
Manuela Ramos ha sabido inculcar a las mujeres que también pueden aportar dinero para su familia.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Sofia purchase one sack of sugar, one gallon of oil, one bag of caramels, one bag of gum, one kilo of flour, one 25-liter bucket, five packets of sacks, and one packet of sorbets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 4, 2011
Listed
Feb 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011