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Justa Marcelina
Justa is a member of the “Dulce Amanecer” ["Sweet Dawn"] communal bank, located in the district of Puno, in the province and department of Puno. She is 66 years old and married, with 6 children who are all independent. Justa was only able to attend elementary school and did not finish it.

She has been working with the Manuela Ramos Movement organization for five years. Her first loan was for 300 Peruvian new soles, and she used this money for her business, a general store. She receives help from her husband, who helps her serve her customers.

With this new loan for 800 Peruvian new soles, she will use the funds to buy a sack of rice, sugar, cooking oil, 40 multi-packs of bathroom tissue, etc. Her dream is to keep improving her business and increase her income. Some things she likes about her communal bank are the meetings, the savings, and the earnings.
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Justa es socia del Banco Comunal “Dulce Amanecer”, ubicado en el distrito D. Puno, provincia y departamento D. Puno, tiene 66 años D. edad, está casada y tiene 6 hijos, todos independientes. Justa solo pudo estudiar la primaria pero no la terminó.
Viene trabajando con el Movimiento Manuela Ramos desD. hace cinco años. Su préstamo inicial fue D. S/ 300.00 nuevo soles, dinero que utilizó en su negocio D. venta D. abarrotes. Ella recibe la ayuda D. su esposo, quien le ayuda a atender a sus clientes.
Con éste nuevo préstamo D. S/ 800.00 nuevo soles, dinero comprará un saco D. arroz, azúcar, fideos, aceite, 40 planchas D. papel higiénico, etc.
Su sueño es seguir adelante con el negocio y mejorar sus ingresos.
Lo que le gusta del Banco Comunal son las reuniones, lo que se ahorra y lo que se gana.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
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  • $57,944,700
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  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Justa Marcelina to buy a sack of rice, sugar, noodles, cooking oil, 40 multi-packs of bathroom tissue, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 6, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011