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Milagros is 35 years old, a single mother, and lives with her only son who is school-aged, and it is he who motivates her daily efforts. She studied the art of dressmaking and now is one of the most asked-for seamstresses due to the beautiful details she creates to make clothes of all varieties. In the field of textiles she has 21 years of experience and it is going well. What she likes about her work is to be very detailed and that is what her customers like. Furthermore, her work is profitable because she works for various public entities which have confidence in her good work and they send her large orders. Subsequently, Milagros wants to have a well outfitted seamstresses’ shop.

She has three loans with MFP and she enjoys working with her communal bank because its members are united and supportive. The money that she asks for in this occasion will be invested in the purchase of dressmaking materials, and partly in the repair of her house.

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Milagros tiene 35 años, es madre soltera y vive con su único hijo que está en edad escolar, y es quien motiva su esfuerzo diario. Estudió el arte de modistería y ahora es una de las costureras más solicitadas, por los bonitos detalles que realiza al confeccionar ropa en todas sus variedades. En este campo textil, ya lleva 21 años y le va muy bien. Lo que le gusta de su trabajo es ser bien detallista y es lo que le gusta a sus clientes, además le es rentable porque trabaja para varias entidades públicas que confían en su buen trabajo y le mandan a realizar grande pedidos. Posteriormente, Milagros quiere tener un bien implementado taller textil. Con MFP, tiene 3 préstamos, y le gusta trabajar con su banco comunal porque sus integrantes son unidos y solidarios. El dinero que solicita en esta ocasión lo invertirá en la compra de materiales de costura y otra parte para el arreglo de su casa.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 86
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  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Milagros purchase of dressmaking materials and home repairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2009
Apr 8, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009