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Sofía
Sofia belongs to the “Vecinas Unidas” (“Neighbors United”) cooperative bank located in the Callería district. She is 49 years old, has five children, and her husband works as an administrator in the education department. She has been a member of Manuela Ramos for eight years.

She used the first loan of 300.00 Peruvian soles that she received to buy 1 bucket of cooking oil, 1 sack of sugar, 2 bunches of bananas (to make her “chifles”, or fried banana snacks), and beverages to sell in a well-known educational center in the city of Pucallpa.

With this loan of 1,000.00 Peruvian soles, she bought 1 sack of palm fruit, 100 cocona fruits, 1 bag of sugar, bags for her snacks and lollipops, 5 kg. of canchita corn snacks, and 3 bundles of bananas.

She is very grateful to Manuela Ramos because it is an organization that supports all women who wish to get ahead and one day be successful.
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SOFIA, pertenece al banco comunal “Vecinas Unidas”, ubicado en Jr. Marañon Nº 144 – Distrito de Callería, tiene 49 años de edad, 05 hijos, su esposo trabaja en el magisterio como personal administrativo, es socia hace 8 años en Manuela Ramos.

El primer préstamo que recibió fue de S/. 300.00 Nuevos Soles, con los cuales compró 01 balde de aceite, 01 saco de azúcar, 02 racimos de plátanos (para preparar sus chifles), refrescos, curiches (marcianos), para venderlo en un centro educativo muy conocido en la ciudad de Pucallpa.

Con este préstamo de S/. 1,000.00 Nuevos Soles, compro 01 saco de aguaje, un ciento de cocona, 01 saco de azúcar, bolsas para sus chifles y sus chupetes, 5 Kg. canchita poorcorn, 3 racimos de plátanos.

Ella está muy agradecida de Manuela Ramos por que es una organización que ve y apoya a todas las mujeres que desean progresar y en algún momento ser grande.

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  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 110
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,097,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Sofía to buy 1 sack of palm fruit, 100 cocona fruits, 1 bag of sugar, bags for her snacks and lollipops, 5 kg. of canchita corn snacks, and 3 bundles of bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 6, 2009
Listed
Feb 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009