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Felicia Aquilina
Felicia Aquilina, 40, is a go-getter and a married woman with 3 children. The youngest, who is next to her in the photograph, is a 1 year and 5 months old; the others are school-aged. She became acquainted with EDAPROSPO 4 years ago. She has had a business providing seamstress services and making garments for 3 years. In addition, over the last 2 years she has been gradually developing a business selling beauty products. She tells us that she started out helping her sister-in-law and managed to learn and decided to work independently. With her daily efforts she has managed to buy herself a sewing machine, materials for her business, a refrigerator and a wardrobe. Her income pays for the education of her children and is used to invest in the business. Felicia tells us that her biggest dream is to own and manage her own workshop.

The loan recently granted will be invested in the purchase of fabrics for the production of shirts. Felicia is very grateful to the lenders for supporting all of the people of limited means and in this way improving their quality of life.
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La señora Felicia Aquilina es una mujer luchadora, tiene 40 años, es casada, tiene 3 hijos en edad académica la menor que está en la fotografía junto con ella tiene 1 año y 5 meses de edad, conoce a EDAPROSPO desde hace 4 años, se dedica a brindar servicios de costura y confección de prendas de vestir desde hace 3 años además día a día se dedica a la venta de productos de belleza desde hace 2 años, nos cuenta que se inicio ayudando a su cuñada y logro aprender y decidió independizarse, con el esfuerzo de su labor diaria ha logrado comprarse una máquina de coser, materiales para su negocio, una refrigeradora y un ropero, sus ingresos cubren la educación de sus hijos y la inversión en su negocio. Felicia nos cuenta que su gran sueño es tener su propio taller y administrarlo.
El reciente préstamo otorgado será invertido en la compra de telas para la confección de camisas. Felicia está muy agradecida con los inversionistas por apoyar a todas las personas con bajos recursos y así mejorar su calidad de vida.

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About EDAPROSPO

EDAPROSPO seeks to use micro-credit to foster productive commercial activity for the sake of economic and social development within vulnerable urban and rural sectors traditionally neglected by commercial banks. By offering innovative products such as technical education loans and microfinance groups for young people, EDAPROSPO helps disadvantaged Peruvians lift themselves out of poverty.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,372,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Felicia Aquilina to buy fabric to make shirts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 17, 2010
Listed
Feb 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2010