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Graciela
Graciela, 38, is a cheerful, gracious woman. She lives in her own house with her spouse, Antonio, who works in civil construction. They have three children who are 14, 8 and 3 years old and who they want to provide with a good quality of life. Graciela’s work consists in designing, sewing and selling women’s, men’s and children’s clothes. She does this work in a space at home and has been doing it for four years. She comments that she started this activity because she needed a job and a girlfriend taught her to design and dew so that she could go into this line of work. She considers it to be profitable because firms request her services to make uniforms for their employees. She also sells her creations in one of the city markets at wholesale. She hopes in future to open a store in the city market to sell her creations. She will request a 1,000 sol loan to buy merchandise like fabric, elastic, lace trim and thread to earn higher profits.
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Graciela, de 38 años, es una mujer alegre y amable. Vive en su casa propia junto a su conviviente Antonio, quien es obrero de construcción civil. Tienen 3 hijos de 14, 8 y 3 años a quienes quiere darles una buena calidad de vida. El trabajo de Graciela consiste en 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 4 años ejerciendo. Comenta, que se inicio en esta actividad, debido a la necesidad de conseguir un empleo y una amiga le enseñó a diseñar y confeccionar para que pueda emprender en este rubro. Considera rentable éxte negocio, porque las empresas solicitan sus servicios para que haga los uniformes de sus obreros, también lleva a vender sus confecciones al mercado de la ciudad para venderlo al por mayor. Espera en el futuro poner una tienda en el mercado dela ciudad para poder vender sus confecciones. Por tanto olicitará 1,000 mil soles para compara mercadería, como telas, elasticos, blondas e hilos, así obtendrá mayores ganancias.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 96
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,954,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Graciela to buy fabric, elastic, lace trim 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