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Jacinta Ofelia
Sra. Jacinta, 59, is a member of the Mujeres Con Futuro community bank in Calleria, a district of the Peruvian "departamento" of Ucayali. She is married and has three children.
She has worked with Manuela Ramos for 10 years, using loans from the bank support her room-rental business. She has used the loans over the years, along with her own earnings, to improve the business and she now has 9 rooms for rent. She will use this loan, for S/.1,500.00 new soles to pay for: 5 bags of cement, 2 [cubic?] meters of gravel and relevant labor expenses.
Sra. Jacinta needs to lay floors for two more rooms so that she can rent them and increase her revenues from the business. Her husband is a mechanic and they share household expenses. She will use the extra income from the new rooms to continue improving the business. She wants ever-bigger loans so that she can continue to expand. The house is near the market and there is a lot of demand for her rooms.
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La señora Jacinta es socia del banco comunal Mujeres Con Futuro del Distrito de Calleria, Departamento de Ucayali, tiene 59 años de edad, está casada y tiene tres hijos.
Lleva 10 años trabajando con los préstamos de Manuela Ramos, se dedica al negocio de alquiler de cuartos, todo este tiempo fue invirtiendo sus préstamos y ganancias en arreglos de su casa para poner habitaciones en alquiler, tiene 9 cuartos alquilados.
Con su nuevo préstamo de S/. 1,500.00 nuevos soles comprará: 5 bolsas de cemento, 2 metros de ripio, pago de mano de obra del albañil.
Le falta poner piso a dos cuartos mas y quedaran listos para alquilarlos y así obtener mayores ingresos, su esposo tiene una mecánica y comparten los gastos, los ingresos que genera el alquiler los utiliza para hacer continuar con las mejoras en su casa.
Solo espera tener un préstamo mas grade para poder ampliar su casa y tener más cuartos, porque en el lugar que vive es muy solicitado por estar cerca del mercado.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 179
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Jacinta Ofelia to buy cement, gravel, etc. for improvements to her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 14, 2011
Oct 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 23, 2012