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Lilia
Fifty-five year old Lilia is married and has three adult children. They still live with her, in her own home. Lilia's work is making clothing items for men, women and children. She takes on orders to make clothing items items for her customers. She mainly receives order for women's underwear but she also makes other items, including, often, clothing that she herself has designed. Given her creativity she can sell these quite quickly. Lilia has been doing this work for over 22 years and she has always worked alone. She also tells us that she has never received any complaints from her customers. What Lilia likes about her work is that she can express herself through her clothing items and is inspired to make them. Given how well she can create these clothes she has become one of the best seamstresses in town. Lilia hopes to build a much bigger workshop very soon and to have a space to sell her creations. On this occasion she is applying for a loan of 1000 Nuevo Soles and is grateful for this opportunity and the trust that is being put in her with this loan. She also promises to make her monthly repayments on time.

With this loan, Lilia will buy sewing supplies such as material, thread and elastic.
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Lilia, de 55 años de edad,está casada y tiene 3 hijos adultos con quienes vive su casa propia.El trabajo de Lilia consiste en la confección de prendas de vestir para damas caballeros y niños, ella se encarga con suma paciencia de elaborar las prendas que sus clientes le solicitan principalmente lencería femenina pero también elabora de manera particular y con frecuencia algunas prendas que ella personalmente diseña, las mismas que por su creatividad puede venderlas rápidamente. Se dedica a esta actividad más de 22 años y siempre ha trabajado sola además afirma que nunca tuvo algún reclamo por parte de sus clientes.Lo que le gusta de su trabajo es que puede plasmar en un prenda el diseño en que se inspira, la facilidad que tiene de crear algo nuevo la coloca como una de las mejores costureras de la ciudad; espera pronto construir un taller de costura mucho mas grande y destinar un espacio a la venta de sus creaciones.En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 1000, por tanto agradece la oportunidad y confianza que ponen en ella para recibir éste crédito, por otro lado se compromete a cumplir con el pago de sus cuotas de manera puntual.
Con el monto solicitado comprará materiales de costura como telas, hilos, elásticos, encajes y licra.

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 Lilia to buy sewing supplies such as material, threads and elastic.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 29, 2013
Listed
May 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013