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Herlinda
Herlinda is 55 years old; she is separated and currently lives alone in her home, which she owns. Since she was young, she has learned everything about sewing, and for the last 20 years she has had her own business specializing in the making the aprons and skirts that are typical of the area. This initiative was propelled by her need to earn financial income after she suffered the abandonment of her husband. Shehad to face up to it and find a way to proviD. for her two children.

In the time that has passed since then, she has achieved positive benefits from her work. Her perseverance has kept her going to overcome difficulties such as the theft of sewing from her workshop, which happened to her in this same house. Today she has her workshop, and also has two people who help her with the sewing. She looks to the future with much optimism, and wants to continue moving forward in increasing her production and getting more sophisticated machinery for her workshop.

She heard about MFP through an announcement that came her way; she requested information about the loan conditions, which in her opinion are suitable for her to meet. The money that she is requesting will be directed for the purchase of fabrics and cones of threads in various colors.
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Herlinda tiene 55 años, es separada y en la actualidad vive sola en su casa que es propia. DesD. su juventud aprendió todo lo concerniente a la costura y desD. hace 20 años consolidó su negocio, especializándose en la elaboración D. mandiles y faldas típicas D. su localidad. Esta iniciativa fue impulsada por la necesidad D. generarse ingresos económicos puesto que sufrió con el abandono D. su esposo y tenía que afrontar y ver la manera D. mantener a sus 2 hijos. En el tiempo que ha transcurrido, ha logrado tener buenos beneficios D. su trabajo y su perseverancia la ha mantenido para superar dificultades como el robo D. su taller D. costura, que se encontraba en su misma casa. Hoy tiene su taller implementado, además cuenta con dos personas que la apoyan en la costura. Mira con mucho optimismo su futuro y desea en adelante incrementar aún más su producción y tener maquinaria más sofisticada en su taller. Se entero D. MFP por medio D. un aviso que llegó a sus manos, solicitó información sobre las condiciones D. crédito las cuales a su parecer son convenientes para afrontarlos. El dinero que solicita, será destinado en la compra D. telas y conos D. hilos D. diversos colores.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Herlinda to buy fabrics and threads in various colors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 20, 2011
Listed
Aug 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2012