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Filomena

Filomena is 37 years old and she completed grade 11. She is a single mother and she has a son aged 10 years. They live at Av. Circunvalacion No. 152 in the district of Ilave in the province of El Collao in Puno. She is a member of the community bank "La Ilavenita" in Ilave.



She started otu with a loan in the amount of S/.300, with which she increased her working capital and purchase more merchandise. At the aged of 15 years she started selling clothing in the markets. She couldn't keep going to school because at the age of 18 y ears she had her son and this gave her the push to work even harder. Currently she keeps the same business, having a clothign store in Jr. Jose Galvez. She had to work alone because she did not receive any support from her son's father.



With this loan, amounting to S/.2000, which will be repaid in a term of 3 months, she will purchase more merchandise, including shirts, slacks, and clothing for boys and girls, sports outfits, etc..



Her greatest dream is to see her business expand and to have two or more clothing stores.

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Filomena tiene 37 años de edad, estudió quinto de Secundaria, es madre soltera y tiene un niño de 10 años de edad. Vive en la Av. Circunvalación Nº 152 , distrito de Ilave, provincia de El Collao, Puno, y es una de las socias del Banco Comunal “La Ilaveñita” en Ilave.

En un inicio, con el préstamo de S/. 300, aumentó su capital y compró más mercadería. A los 15 años de edad empezó a vender ropa en el mercado, no pudo continuar sus estudios superiores porque a los 18 años de edad tuvo a su hijo lo que le impulso a trabajar más. Actualmente continua con este negocio y tiene una tienda de ropa en el Jr. José Gálvez. Tuvo que salir delante sola sin apoyo del Padre de su hijo.

Con este crédito de S/. 2,000, el cual será cancelado en 03 cuotas, comprará más mercadería como casacas, pantalones, juegos de ropa para niñas y niños, ropa deportiva, etc..

Su mayor deseo es que su negocio crezca y pueda tener dos o más tiendas de ropa.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Filomena to purchase shirts, pants, clothing for boys and girls, sports outfits etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Nov 17, 2008
Listed
Nov 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 16, 2009