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Lina
Lina is 54 years old, married, and has three children. She lives in her own home. Lina designs and produces clothes and lingerie for women, men, and children. She learned this trade by studying at a vocational school. Lina began working 20 years ago. She started out with only one sewing machine that she purchased with her savings. Her workspace is located in a suitable location in her house. Lina now has two machines, which enable her to finish her work in a short amount of time. Her customers consist primarily of relatives and neighbors who are familiar with the quality of her work. Lina likes having her business because it provides her with an income for taking care of both her personal and household expenses. In addition, it keeps her occupied and makes her feel like a useful individual.

Lina is taking this opportunity to request a loan of 3,800 PEN. She is pleased to know that she will have financial support since the money will make her feel more confident about advancing her business. In addition, she promises to submit her loan payments in a punctual manner. The amount she requested will be used to buy another sewing machine, as well as sewing materials such as fabrics, thread, elastic, and other supplies.
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Lina, de 54 años de edad, está casada y tiene 3 hijos con quienes vive en su casa propia. Lina se dedica al corte y confección de prendas de vestir y lencerías para damas, caballeros y niños. Aprendió este oficio estudiando en un centro de educación ocupacional. Se inició en este rubro laboral hace 20 años, inicialmente tenía solo una máquina de coser que compró con sus ahorros. Su centro de labores esta constituido en un amplio espacio de su casa. Actualmente tiene 2 máquinas que le permiten culminar una obra en corto tiempo. Su clientela esta conformada principalmente por sus familiares y sus vecinos que reconocen la calidad de su trabajo. Le gusta su actividad porque le permite contar con un ingreso económico que le ayuda a solventar sus gastos personales y de su hogar, además le permite distraerse y sentirse una persona útil. En esta oportunidad solicitará S/. 3800, está muy contenta de saber que tendrá un apoyo financiero, ya que así se sentirá segura de avanzar con su negocio. Por otro lado se compromete a cumplir con el pago puntual de sus cuotas. Con el monto solicitado comprará 1 máquina de cocer además de materiales de confección como telas, hilos, elásticos y otros.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 81
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,829,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,350 helped Lina to buy a sewing machine and sewing materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 6, 2014
Listed
Feb 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 5, 2016