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Luzmila
Luzmila is forty-seven years old and is divorced. She lives in the company of her 23-year-old son in a home that they rent. Luzmila makes a living in making clothing for women, men, and children. She has a workshop in her home, where she has installed a few sewing machines. She learned this trade from an educational trade center. She has been involved in this work for more than sixteen years and has the help of her niece, who she pays weekly for her work.

She likes this activity because it allows her to do something that pleases her; she feels at ease creating new designs.

She hopes to grow her business and, in the future, to open a boutique in this same place. This is her sixth loan with Kiva and she feels thankful for the financial support that she receives in order to move ahead. She also promises to pay her installments on time.

With the requested amount of 1200 soles, she will buy dressmaking materials like fabric, thread, buttons, and other items.
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Luzmila, de 47 años de edad, está divorciada y vive en compañía de su hijo de 23 años de edad en una casa alquilada. Luzmila, se dedica a la confección de ropa para damas, caballeros y niños. Tiene una taller en su hogar , en donde instaló varias máquinas de coser. Éste oficio lo aprendió en un centro educativo. Realiza ésta actividad hace más de 16 años, contando con la ayuda de una sobrina a quien paga por semana trabajada. Le gusta su actividad pues le permite desempeñarse en el oficio que le agrada y se siente a gusto elaborando nuevos diseños. Desea ampliar su negocio y en el futuro abrir una boutique en el mismo lugar. Este es su sexto préstamo con Kiva y se siente agradecida por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual.Con el monto solicitado de 1200 nuevos soles comprará materiales de confección como telas, hilos, botones, entre otros.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 111
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,998,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Luzmila to buy dressmaking materials like fabric, thread, buttons, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 4, 2013
Listed
Jul 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 25, 2014