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Rosa
Rosa is 33 years old. She is a friendly, good and responsible woman. She is a single mother of an eight-year-old child. She owns her own house that she shares with her child who is dependent on her for his education and sustenance. Rosa is a seamstress. Everyday she goes to her workshop that is located in her house. Her customers find her when they need some sewing work done. She also makes her own designs that are modern and unique. She owns two sewing machines and a serger. She bought the second sewing machine and the serger when she worked in the industry. She has been doing this job for the past ten years. There are some periods when her business is slow. She works on her own. When she needs extra help she hires two workers who like to work and know how to sew. Rosa has always liked her work. She is thankful to be able to design her own creations, as it is gratifying. She does a lot of good work. In the future she would like to have a sewing workshop where she creates and designs high fashion items. She is hoping to own a big store in the city. This is her ninth loan with MFP. She is happy that she has this financial backing as it gives her peace of mind and allows her to grow her business. She is committed to paying her payments on time. More importantly, she is committed to the members of the community bank, as they are a united group. With this request of 2800 soles, she will buy the materials needed to continue with her work. Among the things that she needs are different colors of thread, elastic and fabric. Also she needs to buy some new parts for her sewing machines so that they can handle the greater usage they require.
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Rosa, de 33 años, es una mujer amable, buena y muy responsable, es madre soltera de un niño de ocho años, tiene casa propia en donde comparte su vida a lado de su menor hijo quien depende de ella para su educación y alimentación. Rosa tiene como trabajo el de brindar servicio de costura, todos los días se van a su taller que está en su casa sus clientes en busca de que les haga algún trabajo de costura, pero ella tanbien tiene su propios diseños los cuales son nuevos y novedosos, ella posee dos maquinas de coser y una remalladora, la segunda maquina y la remalladota se pudo comprar trabajando con la institución. Lleva diez años en este trabajo, sin embargo hay temporadas donde no hay mucha demanda, trabaja sola y cuando necesita que le ayuden contrata a dos personas más que saben del trabajo y son buenos en la costura. A rosa siempre le gustó mucho su trabajo, le agrada tener sus creaciones y saber que es libre de hacer sus diseño, ya que tiene muy buenos trabajos. Espera mas adelante tener un taller de costura implementado y empezar a hacer alta costura ya que se prepara a ser proveedora de una tienda grande en la ciudad. Este será el noveno crédito con MFP, está muy contenta de saber que tendrá un apoyo financiero ya que le permitirá estar mas tranquila y avanzar con sus planes de su negocio, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual y sobre todo compenetrarse mas con los integrantes de su banco comunal que son muy solidarios. Con el monto solicitado 2800 soles, comprará materiales para continuar con su trabajo, entre las cosas que necesitan están hilos de diferentes colores, elásticos, y telas, además de refaccionar sus maquinas con algunas piezas nuevas, ya que necesitan mantenimiento por el largo uso que les da.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 88
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,209,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Rosa to buy different colored thread, elastic and fabric. Also, to repair her sewing machines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 22, 2012
Listed
Apr 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012