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Ruty
A desire to be superior and being a natural born leader are personality attributes of Ruty. She is a woman with a high sense of responsibility that has made her become a multifaceted and creative lady able to go beyond difficult situations. After watching her children become honest men, prepared to face life, she has started social work and decided to be become the driving force for a children dining room for her community, she always is quick to help her neighbors. Helping for Ruty, gives her great satisfaction. She feels that her calling is social work. When she was young, she wanted to study and advanced but wasn’t able to go to university/college. Although many would say that it is already too late to study in college, this is not an obstacle for her. In order to pay for her home expenses and to cover the costs of a procedure for one of her children, she works weaving sweaters on a machine, while her husband is a driver for a small buss. She has a strong desire to continue her work, and therefore needs a loan to acquire a greater quantity of yarn and to repair parts of her knitting machine. With yur loan, this hard-working mother will continue with her supportive social work, weaving the dreams of her family with colorful wool.

Translated from Spanish by Jenny Dean, Kiva Volunteer.



Los deseos de superación y las habilidades natas para el liderazgo son atributos de la personalidad de Ruty. Ella es una mujer con alto sentido de responsabilidad característica que la ha llevado a convertirse en una dama multifacética y creativa para superar situaciones difíciles. Después de ver a sus hijos convertidos en hombres de bien, ya preparados para enfrentar la vida, se ha dedicado a ser obras de bien social y decidió convertirse en la impulsora de un comedor infantil para su comunidad, siempre está presta a ayudar a sus vecinas si se trata de ayuda solidaria, para ella ayudar es su gran satisfacción y siente que su vocación es el trabajo social, carrera que quiso estudiar de muy joven y postuló una vez pero no pudo ingresar a la universidad y aunque muchos dirían que ya es muy tarde para estudiar esto no es un obstáculo para ella. Para sostener los gastos que genera su hogar y para cubrir los costos del trámite de titulación de uno de sus hijos, se dedica a tejer chompas a máquina, mientras su esposo se dedica al transporte de pasajeros en un pequeño bus. Muy deseosa de seguir con su labor solicita un préstamo para adquirir mayor cantidad de materia prima y para reparar las fallas de su máquina de tejer.Con tu ayuda esta trabajadora madre continuará con su labor solidaria, tejiendo los sueños de su familia con lana de muchos colores.

About Peru

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 97
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,041,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Ruty to Buy a Greater Amount of Product to Continue Her Work.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Mar 17, 2008
Listed
Mar 2, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 20, 2009