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Maria Filomena
Mrs. Maria belongs to the La Lupuna Communal Bank, located on Jr. José Olaya Mz.Ñ Lt.4 AA.HH, Pedro Portillo in the Yarinacocha in Ucayali. She is 59 years old, is the mother of 8 children, who are of legal age, is married, and her husband is retired. With the first loan of 300.00 soles that she received, she decided to invest in the payment of her product “Ebel” (a beauty product).

At present, she continues selling Ebel, making shoes and wallets for women, men, and children. She also sews sheets, small towels, and other garments.

With this loan of 1,700 soles, which will be repaid in 5 months, she will invest in the purchase of 6 kilograms of fabric, 5 pieces of synthetic leather, half a dozen patterns, 5 units of crochet thread, etc.

Maria shows that she receives the support of Manuela Ramos because the business improved and, at the same time, she gives thanks to God for this opportunity.

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La señora Maria pertenece al Banco Comunal “La Lupuna”, ubicado en el Jr. José Olaya Mz.Ñ Lt.4 AA.HH. Pedro Portillo, distrito D. Yarinacocha, departamento D. Ucayali. Tiene 59 años D. edad, es madre D. 8 hijos, los cuales son mayores D. edad, es casada y su esposo es pensionista. Con el primer préstamo que recibió D. S/.300.00, deciD. invertir en el pago D. su producto “Ebel” (producto D. belleza).

En la actualidad continua con la venta D. Ebel, confecciona zapatos, carteras, tanto para damas, caballeros y niños. También cose sábanas, toallas pequeñas y otras prendas.

Con este préstamo actual D. S/.1,700, el cual será cancelado en 5 meses, invertirá en la compra D. 6 kilos D. tela, 5 piezas D. cuerina, ½ docena D. plantilla, 5 unidades D. hilo D. croché, etc.

Maria manifiesta que recibe el apoyo D. Manuela Ramos porque el negocio mejoró y a la vez agradece a Dios por la oportunidad que le brinda la vida.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 116
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  • $60,105,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Maria Filomena to invest in the purchase of fabric, synthetic leather, patterns, crochet thread, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2008
Oct 5, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009