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Lelis Inocenta
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Lelis is a very hard-working woman who over the years has forged her future with her own hands, as she is an expert seamstress. In all this time she has maintained her home with this work. She has three children, all of whom are adults now and all demonstrate the good upbringing that their mother gave them. For Lelis the work continues, she does not want to give up knitting and now depends on it for income. She is such a creative and detail-oriented woman that her garments are works of art. At the same time, while times change and the world advances, Lelis wants to work on new and different garments in order to get the attention of her customers. Lelis wants to buy new knitting supplies and different types of wool. This woman truly has woven her own future with her own hands.


Translated from Spanish by Laura Westin, Kiva volunteer.




Lelis es una mujer muy trabajadora que durante años ha forjado su futuro con sus propias manos, ya que ella es una experta tejedora. En todo este tiempo ha mantenido su hogar con este trabajo, ella tiene tres hijos, los cuales ahora ya son mayores y todos demuestran la buena crianza que les dio su madre. Para Lelis el trabajo continúa, ella no quiere dejar de tejer y ahora depende su sustento de eso. Es una mujer tan creativa y detallista que sus prendas son una obra de arte. Pero así como los tiempos cambian y el mundo avanza, Lelis quiere también realizar nuevas y novedosas prendas, para llamar la atención de sus clientes. Lelis desea comprar nuevos implementos de tejido y diferentes tipos de lana. Esta mujer verdaderamente a teje con sus propias manos su futuro. Apóyala.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 93
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,995,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Lelis Inocenta purchase new supplies and wool in order to continue knitting her beautiful garments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jul 20, 2008
Listed
Jul 6, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Feb 15, 2009