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Clotilde Isabel
Clotilde is a very hardworking woman. She lives in Ica, a city characterized by its year-round warm climate and which is also known for Huacachina Lake, considered to be America's Oasis. Clotilde learned from a very early age what it is to earn one's daily bread by the sweat of one's brow, since she had to work as a child helping her parents as they had very few economic resources.

Clotilde currently devotes herself to selling soft drinks, sweets and groceries. She works very hard and devotes herself to her labors around eight hours a day. She believes things are going well for her in her business because she serves her customers with a great deal of respect and kindness, and so they always return to her business.

Clotilde is very happy with the help provided by the Kiva lenders since, thanks to their support, she will be able to purchase more merchandise for her business (groceries and sweets). Thus she will much improve her income, improving her quality of life and allowing her to continue saving in order to achieve her greatest dream: To finish building her home.
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Clotilde es una mujer muy trabajadora, ella vive en ica, una ciudad caracterizada por su clima cálido en cualquier época del año y conocida también por la laguna de Huacachina, considerada el Oasis de América; Clotilde aprendió lo que es ganarse el pan con le sudor de la frente desde muy joven ya que tuvo que trabajar desde niña para ayudar a sus padres porque tenían pocos recursos económicos.

Clotilde se dedica actualmente a la venta de gaseosas, golosinas, abarrotes, ella trabaja muy duro le dedica a su labor alrededor de 8 horas diarias, ella considera que le va bien en su negocio debido a que atiende a sus clientes con mucho respeto y amabilidad, por ello siempre regresan a su negocio.

Clotilde está muy feliz con la ayuda brindada por los prestatarios kiva ya que gracias a su apoyo ella podrá comprar mas mercadería para su negocio (abarrotes, golosinas y con ello mejorara mucho ya que tendrá mas ingresos, mejorando su calidad de vida y permitiéndole seguir ahorrando para poder cumplir su sueño más grande: “Terminar de construir su vivienda”

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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,091,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Clotilde Isabel to purchase more merchandise (groceries, sweets, and soft drinks among other items).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013