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Marcela
Marcela is 27 years old. She is single and lives together with her mother and siblings in the fishing district of San José, 20 minutes from the city of Chiclayo.

For 6 years she has been making hand-embroidered products. Through this activity she has earned her living and covered her own expenses. She works on orders and usually embroiders tablecloths, curtains and napkins.

She would like to expand her business by doing more embroidery. This will enable her to fill some outstanding orders which she has. For this reason, she is requesting a loan for 600 nuevos soles from Edpyme Alternativa. She plans to invest the money in buying more thread and fabric so that she can begin to work independently and with her own resources.

She is a young woman who is quite well known and respected by her neighbors and customers who consider her to be a responsible and trustworthy person.
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Marcela tiene 27 años de edad, es soltera, y vive junto a su madre y sus hermanos en el distrito pesquero de San José, ubicado a 20 minutos de la ciudad de Chiclayo.

Hace 6 años se dedica al arte del bordado artesanal, desde entonces se ha valido de esta actividad para ganarse la vida y solventar sus propios gastos; ella trabaja en base a pedidos y suele bordar manteles, cortinas y servilletas.

Ella desea expandir su negocio haciendo más bordados, con los cuales pueda cumplir con algunos pedidos que tiene pendientes; por este motivo se encuentra solicitando a Edpyme Alternativa un crédito de 600 nuevos soles que piensa invertir en la compra de más hilos y telas para empezar a trabajar de manera independiente y con recursos propios.

Ella es una joven bastante conocida y estimada por sus vecinos y clientes quienes la consideran una persona responsable y de confianza.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 113
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,074,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Marcela to expand her embroidery business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 13, 2010
Listed
Nov 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2011