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Desusa has a member of the communal bank "Mujeres al Progreso de Juli" en Juli District, Chuchito Province, Puno Department, for approximately 5 years. She is married and a mother of 4 children, 2 of whom are adults with their own families, while the other 2 are students. Her husband works in the fishing industry at the Juli wharf.

At the beginning, with a loan of 300 Nuevo Soles, she bought cloth and wool for her embroideries. Currently, she continues to embroider and at the same time works in the fishing industry (trout, silver smelt, etc). She started this activity at the age of 12.

With this loan of 700 Nuevo Soles, which will be repaid in 4 months, she will buy cloth, wool as well as nets for fishing.

Her wish is to increase her income to be able to purchase a boat.
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La señora Desusa, desde aproximadamente 5 años, es socia del Banco Comunal “Mujeres al Progreso de Juli”, en el distrito de Juli, provincia de Chuchito, departamento de Puno. Es casada y madre de 04 hijos, 2 de ellos mayores y con familia y 2 estudian. Su esposo trabaja en la Pesca, en el Muelle de Juli.

Al inicio, con el préstamo de S/. 300, compró bayeta y lana para su negocio de bordados. Actualmente se dedica a la actividad de bordadura y al mismo tiempo trabaja en la Pesca (truchas, pejerrey, etc.). Empezó con esta actividad desde los 12 años de edad.

Con este préstamo de S/.700, el cual será cancelado en 4 cuotas, comprará bayeta, lana y también redes para la pesca.

Su deseo es obtener más ganancias para lograr comprarse un bote.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jesusa purchase cloth and wool for embroidering, as well as nets for fishing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2008
Jan 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009