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Matilde Florentina
Matilde lives with her husband in the city of Santo Domingo and has three adult children who no longer live with them.

Matilde has a sewing business and works in a space she fixed up in her house for that purpose. She has 17 years of experience sewing, making all types of dresses and outfits for men, women, and children, giving everyone what they want and above all tailor-made.

Now she's requesting a loan for 21,000 pesos [DOP] to buy white flannel to offer a greater variety of sewing services.

She's certain that with this investment in her business her sales will increase and also her income. Her desire for the future is to be able to build her house and have a locale for her business.
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La Sra. Matilde vive junto a su esposo en la ciudad de Santo Domingo y tiene 3 hijos adultos que ya no viven con ellos. Matilde tiene un negocio de confecciones y realiza su trabajo en un espacio que habilitó con este fin en su misma casa. Ella tiene 17 años dedicada a la costura, haciendo vestidos y trajes de todo tipo para hombres, mujeres y niños, dando a cada uno lo que desea y sobretodo hecho a la medida. Ahora está solicitando un préstamo de 21,000 pesos para comprar tela blanca de franela para una mayor variedad en su servicio de costura.

Está segura de que con esta inversión en su negocio, sus ventas aumentaran y así mismo aumentaran sus ingresos. Su deseo para el futuro es poder construir su casa y hacer un local para su negocio.

About Dominican Republic

  • $9,700
    Average annual income
  • 3
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    Dominican Republic Loans Fundraising
  • $8,150,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.1
    Dominican Republic Pesos (DOP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Matilde Florentina to buy white flannel.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 16, 2013
Listed
Apr 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 28, 2014