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In addition to farming and ranching, Doña María works patiently and successfully embroidering various garments to the specifications of her demanding clientele. Through the years, she has specialized in this work and, due to her good taste and excellent craftsmanship, she has become the most popular woman in her community. She is very eager to establish her own home embroidery workshop employing other female embroiderers like her and contribute to improving the quality of life for many mothers in her community.

Translated from Spanish by Amani Roland, Kiva volunteer.

Doña María, además de dedicarse a la labor agrícola y ganadera se desempeña con mucha paciencia y éxito bordando diversas prendas a gusto y solicitud de sus exigentes clientes. A través de los años se ha especializado y a razón de su buen gusto y excelentes acabados se ha convertido en la dama más popular de su comunidad.Está muy deseosa de constituir su propio taller de bordados en casa a fin de emplear a mujeres trabajadoras como ella y contribuir con el mejoramiento de la calidad de vida de muchas madres de su comunidad.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped María to acquire greater quantity of fabrics and start an embroidery workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 2, 2008
Apr 18, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 20, 2009