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Mejalbeth
Mejalbeth is 33 years old and lives with her husband and 3 children in their own home. She has been operating a furniture workshop for more than 5 years. Together with her husband, they design pieces based on customer specifications and also reupholster armchairs, making them look like new. Her husband is in charge of the wooden framing, while she takes care of the upholstery, trim and finishing details. Mejalbeth generally works on furniture in the evenings and reserves her mornings for household chores. Due to the quality of services they offer, she and her husband have developed a reliable client base that is growing. To promote the sustainability of their business, they plan to increase their sales in the near horizon.


This is Mejalbeth’s seventh loan with MFP. She feels very committed and is prepared to continue the development of her communal bank group. The money she is requesting will be used to purchase upholstery cloth and industrial adhesives.

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Mejalbeth tiene 33 años, vive con su esposo y sus 3 hijos en su casa propia. Hace más de 5 años tiene un taller donde fabrica muebles; junto a su esposo realizan los diseños de acuerdo al pedido del cliente y también realizan el cambio total y reparación del forro de los sillones dejándolos como nuevos. Su esposo es el encargado de hacer las estructuras de madera y ella se encarga del relleno y tapizado, dándoles el acabado final. Mejalbeth realiza este trabajo generalmente por las tardes, ya que por las mañanas realiza las labores domésticas. Debido a la calidad de los servicios que brindan los clientes han aumentado y son estables, eso es muy favorable para la sostenibilidad de su negocio, por lo que están planificando para el futuro ampliar sus horizontes de venta. Esta es la séptima vez que tiene un préstamo con MFP, ella se siente muy comprometida y está dispuesta a seguir colaborando para el desarrollo de su banco comunal. El dinero que viene solicitando será destinado a la compra de telas para tapizado y pegamento industrial.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 96
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,954,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Mejalbeth purchase fabric and industrial adhesives.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 12, 2009
Listed
Jul 13, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2010