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Anith
Anith is 40 years old and a cheerful, ambitious, and enterprising woman. She lives in her own home with her 15-year-old son, for whom she wants to provide a good education and a better quality of life. Anith works as a designer and seamstress who sells clothing for women, men, and children. She operates her business from a workshop in her home. Anith has been managing her business for 12 years. She says that she started in this line of work because she needed to generate income to pay for her son’s educational expenses. Anith now works with a few friends she hires whenever she receives several large orders. She believes her business is profitable since companies request her sewing services whenever they need employee uniforms. Anith also has contracts with various schools within the city. She started her business by requesting a loan from a financial institution. Anith used the money to buy her first sewing machine. In the future, she hopes to open a shop that is dedicated to making wedding gowns.


This will be her 15th loan with MFP. She wants to continue being punctual with her loan payments, which explains why she is doing very well. The loan she requested in the amount of 3,000 PEN will be invested in the purchase of materials such as fabrics, lace, elastics, and thread so that she can continue sewing and producing. Anith will also buy a stitching machine for adding the finishing touches to her designs.

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Anith, de 40 años, es una mujer alegre, soñadora y emprendedora. Vive en su casa propia junto a su hijo de 15 años a quien quiere dar una buena educación y mejor calidad de vida.
El trabajo de Anith consiste en el diseño, confección y venta de ropas para damas, caballeros y niños. Realiza esta actividad en un local en el interior de su vivienda, y ya lleva 12 años ejerciendo esta actividad. Comenta que se inicio a este trabajo debido a la necesidad de generar ingresos económicos para solventar los gastos de los estudios de su hijo. Ahora lo realiza junto a unas amigas a quienes contrata cada vez que tiene pedidos en grandes cantidades. Considera rentable éste negocio, pues las empresas solicitan sus servicios en la confección de uniformes para sus trabajadores, asimismo tiene contratos con los distintos colegios de la ciudad. Ella para emprender tuvo que solicitar un crédito a la institución bancaria, con este dinero compró su primera maquina de coser. Espera en el futuro abrir un taller que se dedique a la confección de vestidos de novia. Por tanto éste será su préstamo número 15 con la institución MFP, tiene ganas de seguir siendo puntual en su cuotas, porque le esta yendo muy bien. Con el monto solicitado de 3,000 soles lo invertirá en la compra de materiales como telas, blondas, elásticos, hilos para seguir confeccionando y produciendo; también comprará una remalladora para el acabado de sus confecciones.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,528,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Anith to buy a stitching machine, fabrics, lace, elastics, and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 27, 2012
Listed
Nov 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 20, 2013