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Dilia lives in the area of Villa 1ro de Mayo. She makes aprons, capes and caps to distribute to the hairdressers and beauty schools in Villa 1ro de Mayo. She is a single mother and has a five-year-old daughter.

Besides her sewing, Dilia rents out costumes and party clothes that she makes and has available for different social events. Recently she has begun a new project producing graduation events for kindergarteners.

Dilia is a very responsible and enterprising woman. She wants the new loan in order to expand her sewing workshop, buying sewing machines and buying fabric for the aprons, capes and caps she makes since at this time of the year the beauty school graduations increase demand for these items. Dilia is very grateful to the institution for the support given to her.
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La Sra. Dilia vive en la zona de la Villa 1ro de Mayo, , Ella se dedica a la confección de mandiles, capas y gorros para las peluquerías, los mismos que distribuye en las diferentes peluquerías de la Villa 1ro de mayo y escuelas de belleza. Ella es madre soltera y tiene una hija de 5 años, además de la confección ella cuenta con el negocio de alquiler de trajes de fantasía y vestidos de fiesta que ella confecciona y tiene a disposición para diferentes eventos sociales; recientemente ha iniciado un nuevo proyecto para realizar eventos de graduación para los niños de Kínder. Ella es una señora muy responsable y emprendedora, ella quiere el nuevo crédito para ampliar su taller de costura comprando máquinas de costurar y comprar tela para los mandiles, capas y gorros que confecciona ya que en esta época del año por las graduaciones de los salones de belleza aumenta la demanda para ella, esta muy agradecida con la institucion por el apoyo brindado.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 125
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    Bolivia Loans Fundraising
  • $34,692,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Dilia buy fabric, buttons and a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2010
Nov 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011