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Grecia
Grecia, age 20, is a hard-working young woman with a great desire to succeed. She is also cheerful and very kind. She is single, and she does not have children. She lives with her mother, her three siblings, and her grandmother in her mother’s house.

She is a seamstress, an occupation she learned by attending an occupational education center. It caught her attention because he mother is also a seamstress. She then bought her first sewing machine in order to start. With her income she managed to buy other machines. She does this business activity in her mother’s house in a special area for them; they work together.

She likes what she does. It allows her to have an occupation and to generate an income in order to save and to support her family. She has plans to expand her business, to buy more machines, and to open a store selling clothes where she is able to display her work.

This is her second loan with MFP. She counts on this loan to be able to meet her objectives. She pledges to make her payments. She is pleased to be part of her communal bank because all of the members are responsible and very supportive people.

She will use the requested 1,200 soles to buy fabric, buttons, zippers, elastic, and other sewing accessories. She will get everything in the capital (Lima) as she is looking for low prices for buying in volume.
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Grecia tiene 20 años, es una joven trabajadora y con muchos deseos de superación, además de ser alegre y muy amable. Es soltera, no tiene hijos. Vive en compañía de su madre, sus tres hermanos y su abuela, en casa de su madre.
Su actividad es la costura, oficio que aprendió estudiando en un centro de educación ocupacional, ya que le llamó la atención, porque su madre también se dedica a ese oficio. Luego compró su primera máquina de coser para empezar y con las ganancias logró comprar otras máquinas. Realiza esta actividad en la casa de su madre en un ambiente especial para ellas, trabajan en sociedad. Le gusta lo que hace, pues le permite tener una ocupación y generar un ingreso para ahorrar y apoyar a su familia. Tiene planes de ampliar su negocio y comprar más máquinas y abrir una tienda de venta de ropa donde pueda exhibir sus trabajos.

Este es su segundo préstamo con la institución MFP. Por tanto cuenta con este préstamo para que pueda cumplir con sus objetivos. Por otro lado, se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas. Y le agrada ser parte de su banco comunal porque todos sus integrantes son personas responsables y muy solidarias.

Con el monto solicitado, de 1200 nuevos soles, invertirá en la compra de telas, botones, cierres, elástico y demás accesorios para la costura. Todos traídos desde la capital (Lima), buscando precios bajos por el volumen de sus compras.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,116,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Grecia to buy sewing materials in the country's capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 15, 2012
Listed
Jul 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2013