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Filomena is 59 years old and married. She has an 18 year old son who is studying at the university. She makes a variety of clothes. For several years she has been making wallets and dolls from fabric in her workshop. Her workshop is in her home, which is in the Mario Mercado area.

This loan is her first cycle with the institution. Filomena will use this loan to buy fabric to make clothes. She has wholesale orders to deliver to a very well-known institution that sells educational and learning artisan toys. Her reason for requesting this loan is to increase investment capital.

Filomena faces the challenge in her business of increasing her income. She will use the profits to buy materials for making her dolls. This way she will have more customer orders.

Filomena is a very hard-working person. She is happy and grateful to the institution for the support given. This allows her to improve her income.
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La Sra. Filomena tiene 59 años, casada con un hijos que tiene la edad de 18 años, que se encuentran estudiando en la universidad, ella se dedica a la confección de variedad de prendas desde hace ya varios años ella confecciona billeteras y muñecas de tela en su taller se encuentra en su mismo domicilio que es en la en la zona Mario Mercado, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, La Sra. Filomena va a utilizar este préstamo para la compra de telas para la confección de sus prendas ya que tiene pedidos que entregar al por mayor a una institución muy conocida que vende juguetes artesanales, educativos y didácticos, su razón para solicitar este préstamo es para incremento de capital de inversión, La Sra. Filomena enfrenta retos en su negocio que son aumentar sus ingresos y va a utilizar los beneficios invirtiendo en la compra de materiales para la confección de sus muñecas y así tener más pedidos de clientes , La Sra. Filomena es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz y agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado ya que esto le permite mejorar sus ingresos economicos.

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About Bolivia

  • $2,817
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $30,226,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 6.9
    Bolivia Bolivianos (BOB) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Filomena Gladys to buy fabric wholesale in order to make wallets and dolls.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 8, 2013
Listed
May 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 18, 2013