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Margarita Micaela
Margarita Micaela V. G. sells and helps manufacture custom shoes and boots in La Esperanza, a suburb of Trujillo in La Libertad Region. She works with her husband, who is a master cobbler. They can make any style shoe but prefer working with leather. Margarita and her husband specialize in top quality cowboy-style boots for men and women. They have taken orders and have exported custom boots to Paris and Miami.



Margarita is 70 years old, happily married, and has 9 children. She is in wonderful health and loves her work. She has a lifetime of experience making shoes and has many loyal customers. She loves running her business and helping her family. Many of her children help manufacture or sell their products.



A member of the community bank Mujeres Valerosas II, Margarita is requesting a loan of 1200 PEN ($450) to repay over 6 months. She will use the loan to buy materials such as leather to manufacture more shoes and boots.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 88
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,011,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Margarita Micaela she will use the loan to buy materials such as leather to manufacture more shoes and boots.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
May 23, 2008
Listed
May 9, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2008