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Doris
Doris, who is 45 years old, is a hardworking, entrepreneurial woman who wants to succeed. She is married to William, who is a police officer and is also the father of her 16-year-old son José. She loves them both very much. She lives with them in her own home.

She makes a living by making clothing. She learned this job when she was helping a friend in her clothing workshop. With the money that she was able to save during this period, she purchased her own sewing machine. Since then, she has been doing this job for 10 years, during which she has been able to make herself known and work on her storefront little by little.

Currently, she creates, designs, and repairs all types of clothing. She has two other women helping her to fill all of the orders that her customers make. She likes her job because it allows her to earn money to pay for household expenses.

She would like to expand her business, install more machines, and open a larger workshop where she can better serve her customers and create more jobs for women.

At this time, she is requesting a loan of 2,500 nuevos soles. She is thankful and happy to know that she can continue to count on the support that she needs to grow her business. With the loan that she has requested, she will purchase sewing materials like fabric, buttons, needles, doilies, elastic, and thread in bulk so that she can continue to do her job.
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Doris, de 45 años de edad, es una mujer trabajadora, emprendedora y deseosa de progresar. Está casada con William quien es policía y padre de su hijo José de 16 años de edad, a los que quiere mucho. Vive junto a ellos en su casa propia . La actividad que realiza Doris es la confección. Aprendió este oficio ayudando a una amiga en su taller de confecciones, con las ganancias que logró ahorrar durante tanto tiempo 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 prendas de vestir. 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. Le gustaría poder ampliar su negocio, instalar más maquinas y abrir un taller grande donde pueda atender mejor a sus clientes y brindar a otras mujeres una oportunidad laboral. En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 2500, está agradecida y contenta al saber que sigue contando con el apoyo financiero que necesita para avanzar con el progreso de su negocio. Con el monto prestado 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
  • 122
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,823,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Doris to purchase sewing materials like fabric, buttons, needles, doilies, elastic, and thread in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 31, 2013
Listed
Nov 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 3, 2015