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Maria Magdalena
Maria is 56 years old and lives alone in her own home as her children have moved out. She started her own shop a few years ago, with some savings and the business continued to grow with the profits the shop generated. Maria conducts her business in a very friendly way, as the majority of her customers are children who study at the nearby school. Maria's future dream is to increase her business and her income, as this will provide her with a better quality of life.
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Maria 56 años de edad, vive en casa propia, ya no tiene hijos bajo su carga familia.
Ella inicio el negocio de bodega hace algunos años, con algunos ahorros y luego lo ha
ido incrementando con las utilidades obtenidas. Ella atiende el negocio de manera muy
calida y amable ya que la gran mayoría de sus clientes son niños los cuales estudian
en la escuela la cual queda a una cuadra de su negocio, el sueño a futuro de Maria es
incrementar su negocio y así poder tener mayores ganancias, y todo esto le permitirá
mejorar su calidad de vida

Additional Information

About Caja Rural Señor de Luren

Caja Rural Señor de Luren is a microfinance institution based in Ica in southern Peru that primarily promotes the development of the country’s agricultural sector through lending. Today, it also offers credit for consumers, microenterprises and housing improvements, and has expanded its financial services to promote micro-savings and provide micro-insurance. This institution has been instrumental in helping borrowers recover from the devastating earthquake in the Ica region in 2007, and works with Peru’s National Bank to reach some of the poorest and most remote microfinance clients in the country.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Maria Magdalena to purchase inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2010
Mar 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010