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Maura Olimpia
Señora Maura is married and the mother of three grown-up children who are financially independent. She works selling clothes as a street vendor on the main streets of the city of Ica. As additional income, she also has a motorbike that she rents out for taxi service.

She has had her business selling clothes for three years, and earns approximately 200 New Soles a week.

She will invest the loan being offered in the purchase of merchandise (seasonal clothing), so as to be able to increase her sales.

The main challenge facing Señora Maura is her husband's disability, as he is in a wheelchair and unable to work. Her biggest dream is to have a large clothing store.

Señora Maura is grateful for your trust in her, and for providing her with the loan.
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La Sra. Maura es una mujer casada, madre D. 3 hijos los cuales ya son mayores D. edad e independientes; ella se dedica a la venta D. ropa ambulatoria por las principales calles D. la ciudad D. Ica; también como otro ingreso tiene una moto la cual la alquila para el servicio D. taxi; ya lleva en el negocio D. la venta D. ropa 3 años, gana aproximadamente S/. 200 nuevos soles semanales. El crédito otorgado lo va a invertir en la compra D. mercadería (ropa D. temporada) para poder aumentar sus ventas. Su principal desafió que enfrenta la Sra. Maura es la discapacidad D. su esposo ya que se encuentra postrado en una silla D. ruedas y no puedo trabajar. Su principal sueño D. ella es tener una tienda granD. D. venta D. ropa. La Sra. Maura esta agradecida por haber confiando en ella y haberle brindado el crédito.

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
  • 90
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Maura Olimpia to purchase merchandise (clothes) to improve her sales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2011
Nov 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012