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Lourdes Massiel
Lourdes is a single mother with a two-year old son. She is 25 and has worked selling clothing for two years. She choose this business because it is profitable and because her sister supports her.

Lourdes is a responsible, hard-working woman who tries hard every day to improve her family's life. She began her business in 2008, and she earns 250 new soles a week. With the loan of 1500 soles that she will receive thanks to Kiva she will purchase merchandise, specifically clothing from this season. Her dream is to have her own home and improve her son's quality of life. Her counselor thinks she is an excellent client.

Lourdes works and lives in the famous Nazca, or Nasca, Perú. The city is well known for the legendary Nazca Lines- a series of ancient, immense and inexplicable geoglyphs etched into the desert surrounding the city generally attributed to the Nazca culture, which inhabited in the region from 300-800 AD. As such, the city attracts a considerable amount of tourism. Nazca is also known for its hardworking people, who have persevered despite frequent earthquakes, tsunamis, and a high level of poverty in the region.
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Lourdes es madre soltera, tiene un hijo de 2 años de edad, ella tiene 25 años de edad, ella se dedica a la venta de ropa, eligio este tipo de trabajo porque le es muy rentable y recibe el apoyo de su hermana, ya lleva en el negocio por mas de 2 años.
Lourdes es una mujer emprendedora, responsable y luchadora que día a día busca salir adelante ella y su menor hijo.
Lourdes , empezó su negocio en el año 2008 , gana semanalmente S/.250 nuevos soles. Con el préstamo de S/. 1500 soles que recibirá gracias a KIVA, Lourdes invertirá el crédito en la compra de mercadería (ropa de temporada). Su sueño de Lourdes es tener su casa propia y darle una mejor calidad de vida a su hija., su asesor cree es que un excelente cliente .

Lourdes vive y trabaja en famous Nazca, or Nasca, Perú. The city is well known for the legendary Nazca Lines- a series of ancient, immense and inexplicable geoglyphs etched into the desert surrounding the city, generally attributed to the Nazca culture, which inhabited in the region from 300-800 AD. As such, the city attracts a considerable amount of tourism. But Nazca is also known for its hardworking people, who have preserved despite frequent earthquakes, tsunamis, and a high level of poverty in the region.

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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 120
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,267,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Lourdes Massiel purchase merchandise (clothing).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 24, 2011
Listed
Dec 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012