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Lucinda Aura
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Lucinda belongs to the “Mujeres Audaces” comunal bank, and lives in the Yarinacocha district of the department of Ucayali. She is 54 years old and is the mother of 4 children, all of whom are adults. Her husband is an electrician. Lucinda decided to invest in raising chickens and ducks, for which she requested a loan of S/. 300.00 from Manuela Ramos. She has the business in her home. She gets up every day at 5:30am to prepare breakfast and lunch so that her husband can go to work and then she takes care of her animals. In the afternoons from 3:00 to 6:00pm she sells her medicinal products.

With this loan of S/. 1,500.00, which she will repay in 5 months, she will buy 20 hens, 10 roosters, 12 ducks, and 10 jars of medicinal products. Lucinda continues to achieve success in life and she is very happy about the income she is able to generate for her family. She is grateful to Movimiento Manuela Ramos for the support they have provided her.

Translated from Spanish by Jennifer Day, Kiva Volunteer.

Lucinda pertenece al Banco Comunal “Mujeres Audaces” domiciliada en Fonavi Mz 183 Lt S del Distrito D. Yarinacocha en el Departamento D. Ucayali. Tiene 54 años, es madre D. 4 hijos todos mayores D. edad. Su esposo es electricista. Lucinda decidió invertir en la crianza D. gallinas y patos, para solicitó un préstamo D. S/. 300.00 a Manuela Ramos.

En la actualidad este negocio lo maneja en su propio domicilio, para lo cual se levanta todos los días a las 5:30am para preparar el desayuno y el almuerzo para su esposo que sale a trabajar, luego se dedica al cuidado y crianza D. sus animales. Así mismo por las tardes D. 3:00pm a 6:00pm sale a ofrecer y a repartir sus productos medicinales.

Con este préstamo D. S/. 1,500 el cual será pagado en 5 meses, invertirá en la compra D. 20 gallinas, 10 gallos, 12 patos y 10 potes variados D. productos medicinales.

Lucinda sigue logrando muchos éxitos en su vida y esta muy feliz por los ingresos que pueD. generar para su familia .agradece al Movimiento Manuela Ramos por el respaldo brindado.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 110
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  • $61,923,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Lucinda Aura to buy hens, roosters, and ducks. To buy medicinal products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2008
Aug 5, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009