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Lucy Ines
Lucy is a member of the "El Arenal" community bank which is located in Calleria district, in Ucayali department. She is 57 years old, married, and has three children.

Lucy has been working with Manuela Ramos loans for 15 years and they have provided her with the capital she has needed to fill some of her sewing orders. Lucy makes blouses, sheets, tablecloths and towels... everything sewing related. It is a job that she loves and she does it very happily.

Lucy will use this new loan for 2,000 Peruvian soles to buy 10 meters of fabric, embroidery threads, needles and 5 meters of embroidery canvas for doing cross stitch work.

Lucy loves her work and she enjoys doing it. In the afternoons, she has the company of her grandson and they spend some good moments together.

Lucy will continue working with Manuela Ramos because it is like her other family. She has made friendships which have lasted many years.
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La señora Lucy es socia del banco comunal El Arenal del Distrito Calleria, Departamento de Ucayali, tiene 57 años de edad, está casada y tiene tres hijos.
Los 15 años que viene trabajando con los préstamos de Manuela Ramos le ha servido para poder contar con el capitalnecesario para atender algunos pedidos de costura, la señora Lucy confecciona blusas, sabanas, manteles, toallas... todo lo que sea costura, es un oficio que le encanta y lo hace con mucho gusto.
Con su nuevo préstamo de S/. 2,000.00 nuevos soles comprarà: 10 metros de tela, hilos para bordado, agujas punta roma, 5 metros de tela cañamazo para el bordado en punto cruz.
Le encanta su trabajo, de esa manera también se distrae, por las tardes tiene la compañía de su nieto con el cual pasa buenos momentos.
Seguirá trabajando con Manuela Ramos porque es como su otra familia, amistades encontradas que están durando muchos años juntas

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