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Total loan: $175
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Margarita

Peru
Pilcuyo - Collao, Puno, Peru / Clothing Sales

A loan of $175 helped the loan will be used to buy jackets at wholesale, given the time of the rain, and will market them in the fairs. With the earnings, she helps pay for the higher education of her children and for the daily sustenance of her family.


Margarita's story

Mrs. Margarita is a member of the “United Stars of Titicaca” Community Bank in the town of Chipana, in the district of Pilcuyo, in the province of El Collao, in Puno. She is 40 years old, is married, and has 3 children. She has finished only a quarter of her secondary education. She has worked with Manuela Ramos for 1 year. Her business is buying and selling clothes. Her first loan was for 300 soles, which she used to acquire clothes to market in the fairs in Pilcuyo and Ilave. With this loan of 500 soles, which she promises to repay in 5 monthly installments. The loan will be used to buy jackets at wholesale, given the time of the rain, and will market them in the fairs. With the earnings, she helps pay for the higher education of her children and for the daily sustenance of her family. She is very thankful for the loans offered by Manuela Ramos for their development of women.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Avni Shah


Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: January 21, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Manuela Ramos / CrediMUJER

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Loan details

Loan length:

7 months
Disbursed date: January 21, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Manuela Ramos / CrediMUJER