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Erlinda
Erlinda is a kind, friendly, hard-working 61 year old woman. She is married to Silvio, who is a shopkeeper, and is the mother of 3 grown children. Now, she works only for herself and her 13 year old granddaughter, whom she is educating and raising to make a positive contribution to society. On weekdays, Erlinda works making sheets of various designs, as well as covers for pillows and furniture, and complete bedroom sets. She has a small workshop in her home where she completes all of her work. She has worked in this business for more than 12 years, sometimes receiving help from her children and granddaughter. On the weekends, Erlinda goes to sell her products to friends, neighbors, acquaintances, or any customers who would like to have a set of good quality bedding at a very good price. Her business is profitable thanks to her good sales and earnings. Erlinda likes her job because it allows her time to take care of her animals and plants, and one of her favorite hobbies is to plant flowers in her garden. She has many plans for the future and would like to continue growing her business and making it prosper. Above all, she wants to continue her business. This will be her 12th loan with MFP, and she is very happy to know that she has financial backing that will allow her to work with peace of mind. For her part, Erlinda is committed to making her payments on time and continuing to be a member in good standing, as she has been for the other loans she has had. She is also very happy to belong to the community bank, because all of the other members are very responsible and caring. With the 4000 soles she is asking for, Erlinda will buy materials to continue doing her work, such as fabrics for sheets, thread, and elastic, among other items. She will increase her production and be able to look for low prices for buying materials in bulk.
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Erlinda, de 61 años, es una mujer amable, buena y trabajadora. Está casada con Silvio quien es comerciante, ella es madre de 3 hijos quienes ya son mayores e independientes, ahora solo trabaja para ella y su nieta de 13 años a quien educa y cría pues desea hacerla un elemento bueno para la sociedad. Durante los días de la semana, Erlinda se dedica a la confección de sabanas de diversos diseños, además de algunas fundas para almohadas, muebles y juegos completos de dormitorio, tiene su pequeño taller que acondicionó en su casa donde realiza todo su trabajo.
Lleva con éste negocio más de 12 años, en algunas ocasiones recibe la ayuda de sus hijas o de su nieta, pues ella sale a ofrecer sus productos los fines de semana a amigos, vecinos y familiares o a cualquier cliente que desee tener una juego de dormitorio de buena calidad y a muy buen precio.
Considera rentable su negocio por las buenas ganancias que le deja.
Le gusta su trabajo pues le permite tener tiempo para ver a sus animalitos y a sus plantas ya que uno de sus pasatiempos favoritos es sembrar flores en su jardín. Tiene muchos planes a futuro ya que desea seguir creciendo y haciendo prosperar su negocio. Por tanto desea continuar con su negocio. Este será el crédito número 12 con MFP, está muy contenta de saber que tiene un respaldo financiero ya que le dará la garantía de seguir trabajando tranquila, ella por su parte está comprometida en seguir siendo una socia puntual en sus cuotas así como fue en anteriores créditos que tuvo. Además está muy contenta de pertenecer a su banco comunal ya que todos sus integrantes son muy responsables y solidarios. Con el monto solicitado 4000 soles, comprará materiales para seguir haciendo su trabajo como telas para sabanas, hilos, elásticos, entre otros, y lograr aumentar su producción, buscando precios bajos por sus compras en volumen.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,998,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,550 helped Erlinda to purchase fabrics to make bedding, thread, and elastic.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 9, 2012
Listed
Sep 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013