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Saturnina Hermelinda
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Saturnina is a single mother of 2 young daughters. A native of the district of Pukara, she has worked making ceramic handicrafts, including miniature animals, jewelry boxes, and nativities) for more than 15 years. She learned this craft from her mother, Pascuala, and she now creates these pieces with a lot a love and professionalism. Her young daughters are the daily motivation behind her efforts. She works very hard, from 4 in the morning until 7 in the evening. In their free time, her daughters help her with their enthusiastic support. The goal of this enterprising woman is to continue to grow her business. For this she is requesting a loan to purchase the material she needs to make these fine crafts, so she can increase production and meet the high number of orders she has. In the near future, she hopes to export her pieces to other countries.



Doña Saturnina es madre soltera de 2 niñas, natural del distrito de Pukará, desde hace más de 15 años está dedicada a realizar trabajos de cerámica en arcilla y yeso(Animales en miniaturas, alcancías, nacimientos), oficio que aprendió de su madre Pascuala y que ahora inculca con mucho amor y sumo profesionalismo a sus pequeñas niñas, quienes son el motivo de su esfuerzo día a día.Trabaja arduamente desde las 4:00 de la mañana hasta las 7:00 de la noche, en sus horas libres la apoyan muy entusiastas sus pequeñas niñas y el deseo de esta emprendedora familia es crecer aún más con su negocio, para esto desean adquirir materia prima (Yeso, Arcilla, Pintura) para mayor producción de sus artículos y así cumplir con la gran cantidad de pedidos que tienen y en un futuro no muy lejano exportar al exterior sus preciadas creaciones.

Translated by Kiva volunteer, Emily Charnes

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 111
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,998,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.0
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Saturnina Hermelinda tO PURCHASE THE NECESSARY MATERIALS AND PAINT TO CONTINUE GROWING HER HANDICRAFT BUSINESS, SO SHE CAN IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR HERSELF AND HER TWO YOUNG DAUGHTERS.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Nov 16, 2007
Listed
Nov 1, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jun 16, 2008