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Señora Maria is a member of the community bank "Las estrellitas Unidas del Titicaca”, in Chipana, district of Pilcuyo, Province of El Collao, Department of Puno. She is 33 years of age, has two children, is a widow, and has a 5th grade education.

She has worked for a year with the Manuela Ramos Movement and raises pigs. Her first loan of S/ 300.00 nuevos soles made her happy becuase it allowed her to buy piglets to fatten and to later sell.

With this loan of S/ 1100.0 nuevos soles ($350), she will buy cattle and calves to be able to fatten and sell them in the livestock fairs in Pilcuyo, Ilave. In this way she will contribute to bettering the quality of her children's education. Also, she commits to punctually pay back her loan in 5 monthly payments.

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La señora Maria es socia del Banco Comunal “Las estrellitas Unidas del Titicaca”, del centro poblado de Chipana, distrito de Pilcuyo, Provincia de El Collao, Departamento de Puno; de 33 años de edad, tiene dos hijos, es viuda y posee estudios de primaria incompleta (quinto de primaria).
Trabaja hace un año con el Movimiento Manuela Ramos ella se dedica a la crianza de cerdos y primer préstamo fue de S/.300.00 nuevos soles y se siente contenta porque le permitió comprar lechones para engordarlo y luego venderlo.
Con este préstamo de S/. 1100.0 nuevos soles, monto que destinará a compra de ganado vacuno y ternero para poder engordarlos y venderlos en las ferias ganaderas de Pilcuyo, Ilave; ella de esta manera contribuirá a mejorar la calidad educativa de sus hijos; asimismo se compromete a pagar puntualmente su préstamo sus cinco cuotas mensuales.

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    Average annual income
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped María purchase cattle and calves to be able to fatten them and sell them in the livestock fairs in Pilcuyo, Ilave; she, in this way, will contribute to better quality education for her children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2009
Feb 12, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009