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Rogelio, 45, is single and has three children. He works sewing a variety of costumes according to the season and his customers’ needs. His workshop is his and is located at home in the Tembladerani zone. This loan is his 4th cycle in the institution and Rogelio will use it to buy fabric to make Carnival costumes.

Rogelio’s business challenge is the lack of sewing machines and sometimes supplies depending on the work he has to do when he gets wholesale orders. He will use profits to buy the various sewing machines he needs. Rogelio is a hardworking person who wants to have a larger workshop and to hire staff to teach youngsters the sewing occupation.
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El Sr. Rogelio tiene 45 años y es soltero, con tres hijos, el se dedica a servicio costura de variedad de disfraces según la época y la necesidad de sus clientes, en su taller propio que se encuentran en su mismo domicilio en la zona de Tembladerani , este préstamo es su cuarta secuencia dentro de la institución, El Sr. Rogelio va a usar este préstamo para la compra de tela para la confección de disfraces para carnavales, El Sr. Rogelio enfrenta retos en su negocio que son la falta de maquinas y a veces de material cuando le hacen pedidos por mayor depende de los trabajos que tiene que realizar y va a utilizar los beneficios en la compra de distintas maquinas que necesita para la confección, El Sr. Rogelio es una persona trabajadora que su deseo es tener un taller grande y contratar mano de obra y así enseñar a jóvenes el oficio de la confección.

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  • $5,500
    Average annual income
  • 144
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  • $36,373,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Rogelio to buy fabric to manufacture Carnival costumes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 15, 2012
Jan 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 19, 2014