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Doris
Señora Doris is a 30-year-old woman with four children. She and her husband work hard to offer their little ones the best. For this reason, her husband works as a driver on an estate and she works all day in her grocery store. This family lives in the city of Ica, Peru. This area is known for being the home of the La Huacachina oasis, a popular destination which draws the tourists who visit the city.
Doras works an average of 13 hours per day. During this time, she tends to her customers, who all live nearby. She believes that her business is a success because she always offers the lowest possible price. She knows that good prices are a crucial aspect of customers' purchase decisions.
With the help of the Kiva lenders, she will be able to buy a freezer, three scaffolds, one horizontal display case, and five propane cylinders.This will allow her to improve the way in which she displays the products in her store. She also wants to start selling a new product: propane cylinders. She knows that this investment will mean that her customers will be better able to see her products. With the new income from this investment, she wants to stock her store even more and get a little closer to her dream: "Having a mini market in the area where I live."
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La señora Doris es una mujer de 30 años que tiene 4 pequeños, ella y su esposo se esfuerzan para poder brindarles lo mejor a sus pequeños, es por eso que su esposo trabaja como chofer en un fundo, mientras que ella tiene una bodega en la que trabaja todo el día. Esta familia vive en la ciudad de Ica, Perú, lugar reconocido por el poseer el oasis de “La Huacachina”, centro turístico que es muy visitado por los turistas que visitan la ciudad, debido a la gran atracción que representa para ellos.

Doris es una mujer que trabaja en promedio 13 horas, tiempo en el que atiende a sus principales clientes, los cuales se encuentran en la zona en donde reside. Ella cree que su negocio tiene éxito debido a que siempre brinda el menor precio que puede a sus clientes, sabe que esta es una parte primordial en el momento en el que el cliente efectúa la compra que necesita realizar.

Con ayuda de los prestatarios Kiva, podrá realizar la compra de una congeladora, 3 andamios, 1 mostrador horizontal y 5 balones de gas doméstico, lo que le permitirá mejorar la presentación de sus productos en su tienda, a su vez también desea implementar un nuevo producto como lo es el gas doméstico. Ella sabe que con esta nueva inversión podrá tener una tienda en donde sus clientes aprecien bien sus productos y con las nuevas ganancias que genere desea surtir mucho más su tienda y a su vez la llevará poco a poco a cumplir su gran sueño “Tener un Market en el lugar en donde vivo”

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
  • 85
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,191,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Doris to buy a freezer, three scaffolds, one horizontal display case, and five propane cylinders.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 8, 2012
Listed
Mar 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013