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Bethi
Bethi is a member of the 'Perlas de Pucalipa' community bank which is located in Calleria district, in Ucayali department. She is 52 years old, widowed, and has 3 grown-up children.

Bethi owns a dressmaking business. She has been working with her community bank for 7 years and has managed to equip her dressmaking workshop a little better through the loans she has received from Manuela Ramos.

Bethi will use her new loan for 2,200 Peruvian soles to buy: 10 lengths of fabric, 10 meters of cotton, 100 fasteners, 100 buttons, 2 lots of chalk, 100 pins, 1 set of measuring tapes, 1 packet of needles for sewing by hand, oil for her machine, two small brushes and one bobbin.

With all of these items, Bethi will make more income and be able to make her repayments without any problems. She doesn't have any additional expenses because she lives alone and her children live independently.
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La señora Bethi es socia del banco comunal Perlas de Pucallpa, del Distrito Calleria, Departamento de Ucayali, tiene 52 años de edad, es viuda y tiene 3 hijos mayores de edad.
Bethi se dedica a la confección de prendas de vestir, está trabajando con el banco comunal hace 7 años, ha logrado implementar un poco mas su taller de costura con los préstamos que ha recibido de Manuela Ramos.
Con su nuevo préstamos de S/. 2,200.00 nuevos soles comprará: 10 cortes de tela, 10 metros de tela algodón, 1 ciento de cierre, 1 ciento de botones, 2 tizas, 1 ciento de alfileres, 1 juego de reglas, 1 tijera, 4 hilos de diferentes colores, 1 sobre de agujas para maquina, 1 paquetito de agua para coser a mano, aceite para maquina, 2 brochas pequeñas, 1 bobina.
Con todas estas cosas va tener mayores ingresos y podrá pagar sus cuotas sin ningún problema, no tiene mayores gastos, porque vive sola, todos sus hijos son independientes.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 89
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  • $57,341,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Bethi to buy 10 lengths of fabric, 10 meters of cotton, 100 fasteners, 100 buttons, 2 lots of chalk, 100 pins, 1 set of measuring tapes, 1 pair of scissors, 4 lots of thread in different colors, needles for her sewing machine, needles for sewing by hand, oil for her machine, 2 small brushes and 1 bobbin.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 10, 2011
Listed
Mar 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011