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Señora Laura is a member of the Nuevo Edén (New Eden) Community Bank in Yarinacocha district, Ucayali department. She is 60 years old, married, and has four children.

She owns a boat that she rents out for fishing, and it is because of this that she is able to pay some of the costs of running her home. Her husband is convalescing after an illness and hasn’t been able to work for some time. Laura has had several loans over the past ten years with Kiva partner Manuela Ramos.

With this new 2000 sole loan, she plans to buy a new engine for the boat, 10 gallons of fuel, and one litre of oil. Her work consists of renting out the boat and taking care of household expenses. She has to work to support the family and watch over their wellbeing.

She is grateful to Manuela Ramos for what the organization does for working women who are keen to get on in life.
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La señora Laura es socia del banco comunal Nuevo Edén, del Distrito de yarinacocha, Departamento de Ucayali, tiene 60 años de edad, está casada y tiene 4 hijos.
Tiene un bote que alquila para pescar, gracias a ello puede solventar algunos gastos en su casa, su esposo está convaleciente (enfermo) y no puede trabajar por estos tiempos. Laura lleva 10 años trabajando con los préstamos de Manuela Ramos.
Con su nuevo préstamo de S/. 2000.00 nuevos soles se comprará un motor nuevo para su bote, 10 galones de gasolina, 1 litro de aceite.
Laura es la que se ocupa del alquiler del bote y de los gatos de la casa, tiene que trabajar para poder mantenerse y ver por la mejoría de su esposo y sus hijos.
Agradece a Manuela Ramos por lo que hace por todas las mujeres trabajadoras y con ganas de salir adelante.

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