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Doris
Doris is 45 years old. She is married to William, who is a policeman. Together they have one son, Jose, who is 16 years old. They all live in a house they own. Doris works as a seamstress. She learned the trade 10 years ago, helping a friend at her tailoring workshop. With her earnings, she bought her own sewing machine and has been working as a seamstress for 10 years. She has become well known and has installed her own workshop.
Now she designs, creates and manufactures all types of clothes. She has the assistance of two women who help her fulfill her customers' orders. She enjoys her job because it allows her to have some extra income which pays for the household expenses.
She is asking for 2500 nuevos soles and she is happy and grateful for the financial support she needs to push her business project forward. With the loan money, Doris will buy tailoring materials such as fabric, buttons, needles, blond lace, elastic bands and thread so she can keep doing her work.
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Doris, de 45 años de edad, está casada con William quien es policía y padre de su hijo José de 16 años de edad, juntos viven en su casa propia.Doris se dedica a la confección. Aprendió este oficio hace 10 años ayudando a una amiga en su taller de confecciones, con las ganancias que logró obtener pudo comprar su propia máquina de coser , desde entonces tiene 10 años realizando este trabajo, tiempo en el cual ha logrado hacerse conocida e implementar poco a poco su local. Actualmente ella misma crea, diseña y refacciona todo tipo de ropa. Cuenta con la ayuda de 2 señoras más quienes la apoyan para cumplir con todos los pedidos que le asignan sus clientes.Le gusta su actividad porque le permite tener un ingreso económico con el cual solventa los gastos de su hogar.En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 2500, está agradecida y contenta por el apoyo financiero que necesita para avanzar con el progreso de su negocio.Con el monto solicitado comprará materiales de confección como telas, botones, agujas, blondas, elásticos e hilos en mayor cantidad para que siga cumpliendo su labor.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 68
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,916,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Doris to purchase materials such as fabric, thread, buttons, needles, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 30, 2013
Listed
May 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013