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Miguelina Wencesla
Miguelina is 29 years old, married, and has three children, ages 7, 4 and 2. She sews traditional "cholita" skirts in her own workshop, located in her home in the Calama area. This is her second loan with the institution, and Miguelina is going to use it to buy a straight-stitch sewing machine for making her articles of clothing.

Miguelina faces challenges in her business, such as lack of machines and sometimes material, depending on the work she has to carry out. She is going to use the profits to purchase fabric. Miguelina is a hard-working person whose wish is to have a larger workshop, hire labor and teach young people the trade of dressmaking.
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La Sra. Miguelina tiene 29 años, casada tiene 3 hijos de las edades de 7, 4 y 2 años, ella se dedica al servicio costura de polleras para las cholitas, en su taller propio que se encuentran en su mismo domicilio en la zona de Calama, este préstamo es su segunda secuencia dentro de la institución, la Sra. Miguelina va a usar este préstamo para la compra de una maquina recta para la confección de sus prendas de vestir, La Sra. Miguelina enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la falta de maquinas y a veces de material cuando le hacen pedidos por mayor depende de los trabajos que tiene que realizar y va a utilizar los beneficios en la compra de tela, La Sra. Miguelina es una persona trabajadora que su deseo es tener un taller grande y contratar mano de obra y así enseñar a jóvenes el oficio de la confección.

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  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $29,522,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Miguelina Wencesla to buy a straight-stitch sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 26, 2013
Listed
May 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014