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Maritza
Maritza is a 41 year old woman. She is described as being kind, honest and very hardworking. She in single and the mother of 2 children. She lives in a rented house where she fights to get ahead day to day and improve her family's quality of life. They are the reason she sacrifices to get ahead. Maritza's job is sewing, fixing and selling clothing for women, men and children. She designs her own patterns and offers them for sale in her little locale. although sometimes she sells some that she buy wholesale in another city. Her customer's trust her because of her patience and passion for each detail so that her work will be quality. She has done this work for 25 years and she always works alone. She also has skills in hairstyling and that is why she has set up a small space in her house to do haircuts and different stylings. She really likes her work, although sometimes she has thoughth that she couldn't go on because she couldn't create some design. That is why she started to take trainings in fashion and this helped her create new clothing. Over time she was able to get over her fear and now she an excellent seamstress. She hopes in the future to open a workshop and be known throughout the country. This is loan number 8 with MFP. She is grateful to everyone who has made her loan possible so she can continue doing her work with better results. That is why she is committed once more to making her payments on time as she did with her previous loans. She is also happy to be a part of her communal bank because all of the members are responsible people and very supportive. With the amount she has asked for (S/. 1000), she will buy thread and fabric to continue her work sewing clothes. She will also buy clothing to sell for the summer season.
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Maritza, es una mujer de 41 años, se caracteriza por ser amable, honesta y muy trabajadora, es soltera y madres de 2 hijos, vive en una casa alquilada en donde lucha día a día para salir adelante y mejorar las condiciones de vida de su familia ya que es por ellos por quienes se sacrifica para salir adelante. El trabajo de Maritza consiste en la confección, arreglo y venta de prendas de vestir para damas, caballeros y niños, ella se encarga de diseñar sus propios modelos y ofrecerlos a la venta en su pequeño local, aunque algunas veces vende algunas que compra de otras ciudades al por mayor, su público confía en ella ya que su paciencia y su pasión por cada uno de los detalles hace que su trabajo sea de calidad. Trabaja realizando este trabajo por más de 25 años y siempre lo ha hecho sola, además tiene habilidades para la peluquería y es por eso que ha acondicionado un pequeño espacio dentro de su casa para el corte de cabellos y realizar diversos peinados. Le gusta mucho su trabajo, aunque algunas veces ha sentido que no podía continuar porque pensaba que no podía crear algún diseño, por eso empezó a tomar cursos de capacitación en moda y eso le ayudó a crear nuevas prendas, con el tiempo pudo superar éste temor y ahora es una excelente costura, espera mas adelante establecer un taller de costura y ser reconocida en todo el País. Este es el crédito número 8 con MFP, es por eso que agradece a todas las personas que hacen posible su crédito para continuar realizando su trabajo con mejores resultados. Por otro lado se compromete una vez mas a cumplir con el pago puntual de sus cuotas como lo hizo en anteriores créditos que tuvo. Además le agrada ser parte de su banco comunal por que todos los integrantes son personas responsables y muy solidarias. Con el monto solicitado (S/. 1000), comprará hilos y telas para continuar con su trabajo de costura, también comprará prendas de vestir para venderlos en la temporada de verano.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 55
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,914,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maritza to buy threads and fabric to continue her work in sewing. She wil lalso buy clothing to sell during the summer season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 13, 2012
Listed
Oct 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013