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Gladys is a very patient woman who lives in the Yarinacocha district of the Ucayali region. She is 43 years old and the mother of four children, two of whom are still in her care. She works at home as a tailor, with the support of her husband, who is a policeman. Gladys has been a member of the “Las Dinámicas” ("The Dynamic Ones") communal bank for three loan cycles. She invested her first loan, for 300 Peruvian soles, in purchasing fabric. Now she needs a loan of 800 soles, which she will invest in buying fabric, elastic strips and other materials necessary for her tailoring work. Gladys' goal is to continue developing her business by acquiring equipment such as a mini-industrial sewing machine, an embroidering machine, etc.
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Gladys, es una mujer muy paciente, vive en el Distrito de Yarina cocha, región Ucayali, tiene 43 años, es madre de cuatro hijos y dos dependen de su cuidado, ella se dedica a la costura, esta actividad la realiza en su casa, cuenta con el apoyo de su esposo quien es policía. Gladys forma parte del Banco Comunal “Las Dinámicas”, desde hace tres ciclos, el primer crédito que recibió fue de 300 soles, que fue invertido en la compra de telas, ahora ella necesita un crédito de 800 soles, que será invertido en la compra de telas, elásticos y otros materiales necesarios para la costura. La meta de Gladys es implementar la actividad que realiza adquiriendo implementos como: una maquina mini industrial, una remalladora, etc.

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  • $12,000
    Average annual income
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  • $64,458,600
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    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Gladys purchasing fabric, elastic bands and other materials to make clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 22, 2010
Feb 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 26, 2010