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Lastenia
Señora Lastenia is a member of the Manos Unidas Communal Bank. She lives at Mza. E-Lt. 12 Las Laureles Jr. in the Banda de Shilcayo district, in the region of San Martín. She is 56 years old, married, and the mother of 3 grown children, all of whom are independent. Lastenia has been a member of her communal bank for 4 years. She first launched her business, on the urging of her daughter and with her husband's support, with a loan of 300 soles. Today, she makes and sells items of clothing and wallets, which she sells to her regular customers among the community's residents.

With this loan of 1,200 soles, which she will pay back in 6 months, she will buy cotton cloth which she will use to make undergarments in all different sizes and styles for both women and men. She will also buy thread, lace, elastic, and the materials she needs to make wallets. With these supplies, she will be able to meet her clients' demand for her products.

Lastenia and her husband make the decisions concerning this business together and are working towards having a larger and more established shop. Lastenia is grateful to Manuela Ramos for their help, which has allowed her to grow both as a business woman and as a woman.
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La señora Lastenia, pertenece al Banco Comunal “Manos Unidas”, vive en el Jr. Los Laureles Mza. E – Lt. 12, Distrito de la Banda de Shilcayo, Departamento de San Martín. Es casada, tiene 55 años y es madre de 03 hijos, todos independientes.

Se inicio con S/. 300.00 motivada por su hija y con el apoyo de su esposo emprendieron su negocio. Tiene 04 años trabajando con el Banco Comunal. En la actualidad se dedica a la confección de prendas de vestir y carteras, que los ofrece a los moradores de la comunidad, clientes conocidos.

Con el préstamo de S/1,200.00 cancelara en 06 meses, desea invertir comprando telas en algodón; para confeccionar ropas interiores en tallas y modelos para damas y caballeros, también hilos, blondas, elásticos y materiales para cartera, para así satisfacer los pedidos de su clientela.

Ambos; su esposo y ella, toman las decisiones en las ganancias de su negocio, en lo personal, nos cuenta que también desea implementar su negocio con un taller mas grande y establecido.

Lastenia, manifiesta su agradecimiento a Manuela Ramos por permitirle crecer como empresaria y Mujer.

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Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Lastenia to buy cloth, lace, thread, elastic and suppllies to make wallets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 9, 2009
Listed
Apr 8, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 15, 2009