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Laura
After losing her job during the economic crisis in 2008, Laura decided to invest the little savings she had into opening her own business. Although she has worked in various fields since moving to the United States 11 years ago, she worked as a seamstress for 20 years in her home country of Argentina. Keeping in mind her passion for clothes, Laura decided to open her own sewing shop called Alteration by Laura Co., which does general alterations for all types of clothes for men and women. She loves what she does and her dream is to design wedding dresses. In order to accomplish her goal, Laura needs to purchase equipment to increase the quality of her clothes and start sewing wedding dresses. Help Laura start her path to becoming a successful wedding dress designer!

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  • $54,800
    Average annual income
  • 29
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  • $12,247,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $4,300 helped Laura to purchase new equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 25, 2012
Listed
Oct 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014