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Vilma
Vilma is a member of “Las Estrellitas Unidas del Titicaca” (The United Little Stars of Titicaca) Communal Bank, located in the district of Pilcuyo, province of El Collao, department of Puno. She is 28 years old, lives with her partner, and has two children. She studied up to her first year of high school.

She buys and sells fruits such as pineapples, apples, bananas, and watermelon. She has worked with Movimiento Manuela Ramos for three years. Her first loan was for S/. 300.00 nuevos soles, which she invested in her business of buying and selling fruits. With her new loan of S/. 2,000.00 nuevos soles, she will purchase thirty boxes of apples, and 1000 bananas, mandarins, oranges, and pineapples. She tells us that she buys her merchandise in Tacna and sells it in the town of Illave. Her husband helps her with the business and he is also a construction worker. Her dream is to have a good home in order to improve her lifestyle. She is pleased with the ease of the communal bank’s loan process and enjoys the conversations.
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Vilma es socia del Banco Comunal “Las Estrellitas Unidas del Titicaca”, ubicado en el distrito de Pilcuyo, provincia El Collao, departamento de Puno, tiene 28 años de edad, es conviviente y tiene 2 hijos. Estudió hasta 1ro de secundaria-
La señora se dedica a la compra y venta de frutas como piña, manzanas, plátanos, sandillas, etc, trabaja con el Movimiento Manuela Ramos desde hace tres años, su primer préstamo fue por la suma de S/ 300.00 nuevo soles, dinero que invirtió en su negocio de compra y venta de frutas.
Con su nuevo préstamo de S/ 2,000.00 nuevo soles, comprará treinta cajas de manzanas, mil plátanos, mandarinas, naranjas y piñas. Nos cuenta que compra su mercadería en Tacna y la vende en la localidad de Ilave. Su esposo le ayuda en el negocio y también trabaja de operario en construcción.
Su sueño es tener una buena casa para mejorar su estilo de vida.
Lo que le gusta del Banco Comunal la facilidad del préstamo y las charlas.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
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  • $54,552,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Vilma to purchase boxes of apples, and 1000 bananas, madarins, oranges, and pinapples.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 6, 2011
Listed
Aug 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 21, 2012