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Matilde
Matilde belongs to the "Amor y Paz" (Love and Peace) Community Bank in the Moyobamba district of the Moyobamba province in the San Martín department. She is 45 year old single mother of three children; two of them are independent, and the third, age 17, is in her care and a fifth-year high school student.

Matilde started to work by selling barbecue, popsicles and gelatin desserts in the outskirts of her home; however she quit this type of activity because of the weariness it caused.

In this way she turned to selling food in the town market. She is starting this business with a capital of 300 nuevos soles. Currently she sells her menu every day to the general public; her clients prefer her for her seasonings and the good service she gives them.

With a loan of 1,300 nuevos soles, she will buy consumable goods for her menu, such as bags of rice and sugar, chickens, crates of eggs, bunches of plantains, pasta, bottles of oil by the dozen, regional fruits and vegetables, as well as kitchen utensils like pots, plates, glasses, tables and plastic chairs.

Matilde is a very hard working woman. Her dream is to transition into clothing sales. She likes her communal bank because the interest rates are low and she likes sharing with the other members.
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La Sra. Matilde pertenece al Banco Comunal “Amor y Paz”, del Distrito de Moyobamba, Provincia de Moyobamba y Departamento de San Martín. Es madre soltera de 45 años de edad, tiene 3 hijos de los cuales dos de ellos son independientes y una está a su cargo de 17 años de edad, estudiante de 5to año del nivel secundario.
Empezó a trabajar con la venta de asados, chupetes (helado de hielo) y gelatinas en las afueras de su casa; dejó esta actividad por el cansancio que demanda esta actividad de esta manera se dedica a la venta de comida en el mercado de su localidad. Inicia éste negocio con un capital de S/. 300. 00 nuevos soles. Actualmente vende su menú todos los días al público en general, sus clientes la prefieren por su sazón y buen trato que les brinda.
Con este préstamo de S/ 1,300.00 nuevos soles, comprará insumos para sus preparados como: sacos de arroz y azúcar; pollos, huevos en javas, plátanos en racimos, fideos, aceites en docenas, verduras y frutas regionales; asimismo utensilios como: ollas, platos, vasos, mesas y sillas plásticas.
Matilde es una mujer muy trabajadora, su sueño es incursionar en el negocio de la venta de prendas de vestir. Lo que le gusta de su banco comunal son los bajos intereses y el compartir con las demás socias.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Matilde to buy consumable goods like bags of rice and sugar, chickens, crates of eggs, and bunches of plantains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 19, 2011
Listed
Nov 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 1, 2012