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Sra. Auristela is a member of the Communal Bank “Vecinas Unidas” (United Neighbors) which is located in the District of Calleria, Department of Ucayali. She is 63 years old, widowed, and has six grown children.

Sra. Auristela has a business in her home where she sells food, generally breakfasts which she offers on the weekends. She has the help of her daughters, who are in charge of attending to the customers while she is responsible for seasoning and grilling the meats.

Sra. Auristela will invest her new loan of 1000 PEN in the purchase of two wooden tables, two tablecloths, one large grill, and two sacks of charcoal.

She has been a member of Manuela Ramos for eight years. The loans have enabled her to pay for her monthly expenses as well as acquire what she needs for personal use. After becoming a widow, Auristela worked hard to proviD. an education for her children.

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La señora Auristela es socia del banco comunal Vecinas Unidas, del Distrito D. Calleria, departamento D. Ucayali, tiene 63 años D. edad, es viuda y tiene 6 hijos que ya son mayores.
La señora Auristela tiene su negocio en su casa, ella se dedica a la venta D. comida, generalmente desayunos todos los fines D. semana y lo hace con la ayuda D. sus hijas que son las que atienden a los clientes y la señora Auristela es la que se encarga D. sazonar y asar las carnes.
La señora Auristela invertirá su nuevo préstamo D. S/.1,000.00 nuevos soles en la compra D. 2 juegos D. mesas D. madera y 2 manteles, 1 parrilla más granD. y 2 sacos D. carbón.
La señora Auristela es socia D. Manuela Ramos desD. hace 8 años, estos préstamos le sirven para poder pagar sus cuotas mensuales y también poder comprarse lo que necesita para su uso personal. Habiendo quedado viuda ha tenido que trabajar duro para poder educar a sus hijos.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 168
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  • $60,197,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Auristela purchase two wooden tables, two tablecloths, one large grill, and two sacks of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 4, 2011
Feb 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011