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Candelaria Marina
Mrs. Candelaria Marina G. M. is a member of the Banco Comunal "Flor Andina" in the M. neighborhood, Plateria district, Puno province, Puno department. She is 43 years old, single and has no children. She completed middle school.

She has worked with the Movimiento Manuel Ramos for the past two years. She is an artisan knitter and her first loan was for 300 new soles which she used to purchase wool for her knits. She now needs a loan of 1000 new soles which she will pay back in four payments. These funds will be used to acquire additional alpaca fiber at wholesale which she will spin into yarn in order to knit sweaters, mittens, caps, etc., in other words, whatever her customers require. Her wish is to purchase a small cart to transport her knits to the various regional fairs.
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La señora Candelaria Marina G. M. es socia del Banco Comunal “Flor Andina”, del barrio M., en el distrito de Platería, Provincia de Puno, Departamento de Puno; tiene 43 años de edad, es soltera y no tiene hijos, posee estudios de secundaria completa.
Trabaja con el Movimiento Manuela Ramos desde hace 02 años, su negocio es la artesanía (tejido a mano), su primer préstamo fue de S/. 300.00 nuevos soles, monto que invirtió en la compra de lana para sus tejidos.
Actualmente requiere un préstamo de S/. 1000.00 Nuevos soles, el mismo que se comprometa a pagar en 04 cuotas, con el dinero podrá adquirir mas fibra de alpaca al por mayor y poder hilarlo para elaborar sus tejidos tales como chompas, guantes, chullos, etc. es decir todo lo que le pidan sus clientes; su deseo es comprarse un carrito para transportar sus tejidos a las diferentes ferias de la región.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 86
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  • $59,000,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.2
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Candelaria Marina to purchase alpaca fiber to knit sweaters, mittens, caps, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 2, 2009
Mar 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009