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Maria Teresa
Maria is 59, she is originally from Masaya, but lives in Managua, she is a single mother of a 23-year-old son, who is in university studying marketing. She works as a seamstress. She began working for a company, but later on where she was left with no job, she started to study tailoring to work in the business as a tailor, that's when she decided to start her own business; she's had this business for more than 20 years, her son helps her in the business.

She is requesting a loan to buy fabric, thread, elastics, buttons, zippers; all the materials needed to tailor the items her clients request, she considers the loan would help her a lot to increase sales and obtain more profit, her future plans are to buy a commercial space that will provide better conditions to have her tailoring shop and teach.
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Maria 59 años de edad, originariade Masaya,pero vive en Managua, madre soltera tiene 1 hijo de 23 años, el cual esta estudiando en la universidad la carrera de mercadeo. Ella se dedica a la costura de ropa.Inicio trabajando en una empresa, pero luego al quedar sin trabajos, se puso a estudiar costura para poder desempeñarse en el negocio de la costura, fue allí que decidió poner su propio negocio, del que es propietaria hace mas de 20 años, cuenta con el apoyo de su hija que le ayuda con el negocio.
Ella esta solicitando el financiamiento para comprar telas, hilos, elásticos, botones, zíper, etc. Toda la materia prima que necesita para la elaboración de sus trajes que le encargan sus clientes, ya que ella considera que este préstamo le ayudaría mucho a incrementar las ventas y asi obtener mejores ganancias, sus planes futuros es comprar un local que brinde mejores condiciones para poner su taller de costura y dar clases.

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 100
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  • $24,800,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Maria Teresa to buy fabric, thread, elastics, buttons, zippers, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 29, 2012
Listed
Dec 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jan 18, 2014