A loan of $350 helped investment in the purchase of thread, fabric, and to pay for her sewing machine.


Nimia's story

Nimia, member of the group "Las perlitas", lives in the department and province of San Martín, District of Tarapoto. For three years Nimia has worked as a seamstress and in the sales of beauty products. The business is located in her own home. Her customers are neighbors and friends from the same city.

With this loan of $350 US, which will be paid in 6 months, she will invest in the purchase of thread for sewing, fabrics of different colors and types, and she will also pay the rest of her loan on her sewing machine. Nimia makes clothing for women, men, and children, and would also like to invest in perfumes and deodorant, which are the products most requested by her customers and have the greatest rotation.

Nimia is 51 years old and is a native of Tarapoto. Her goal is to install a display area in her shop and add more sewing machines.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer


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