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Norma
Norma, 32, is a simple woman. She lives in the company of her husband Edson with whom she has three children: Kevin, Cristian and Joseph, whom she cares for in a rental home where they have lived for three years. Her husband's greatest passion is dance, above all the traditional dances from all the country's regions. Thus they together decided to turn this passion into a means of getting ahead. Since then they have have spent 14 years dedicating their time and effort to teaching various institutions, students and other persons the local dance customs. In time they added to their teachings the traditional costumes to go along with each one. Norma spends her time sewing, caring for and cleaning the costumes that her husband rents day by day as a side business to their teaching. They make good weekly earnings and especially on holidays or any event of this kind in the city. Now they are busy designing costumes for the "single men of Jauja" dance as well as costumes made from recyclable materials since it is more economical and helps maintain the planet. "These days all the schools are asking for it," she states.

This is her eighth loan with MFP and she appreciates the financial support they have continually granted her. Now she has the means to improve her business. She promises to be punctual with her payments since she was taught to be responsible. Norma will invest the money in the purchase of 36 costumes for the traditional "single men" dance. She has already received the order for these costumes and wants to satisfy her customers.
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Norma, de 32 años es una mujer sencilla. Vive en compañía de su esposo Edson con quien tiene 3 hijos: Kevin, Cristian y Joseph, a los que cuida en una casa alquilada desde hace 3 años. La mayor pasión de su esposo es el baile, sobre todo las danzas típicas de todas las regiones del país. Fue entonces que junto a él decidieron convertir esta pasión en un medio para salir adelante, desde entonces pasaron 14 años dedicando su tiempo y esfuerzo en enseñar a diversas instituciones, estudiantes y demás personas danzas costumbristas; con el tiempo adicionó a sus enseñanzas los trajes típicos de cada una de ellas. Norma se dedica a confeccionar cuidar y limpiar los disfraces que día a día su esposo alquila como un adicional a su enseñanza, obtiene buenos ingresos semanales, sobre todo en las fechas festivas o cualquier evento de este tipo en la ciudad. Ahora se encuentran diseñando los disfraces para el baile “solteritos de jauja”, además de disfraces con materiales reciclables, pues es más económico y ayudan con mantener el planeta. “En estos tiempos todas los colegios lo piden”, afirma. Este es el octavo crédito con MFP, agradece el apoyo financiero que le otorgan de manera constante. Ahora tiene el medio para mejorar su negocio. Promete ser puntual con sus cuotas, ya que le enseñaron a ser responsable.
Norma, invertirá el dinero en la compra de 36 disfraces del baile típico de “solteritos”, ya tiene el pedido de estos disfraces y quiere cumplir a sus clientes.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,191,575
    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 Norma to purchase 36 traditional dance costumes for single male dancers, which have already been ordered, in order to satisfy her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 26, 2012
Listed
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013