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Blanca Rosa
Blanca is a fighter and a woman with a lot of charisma. She is the mother of four children; three are grown and only the youngest of them lives with her. She loves her very much and she works with all her strength to give her everything she needs, although the most important thing is for her to be happy. She is Blanca's "conchito," as we say in Peru [youngest child], because she is very devoted and in spite of how little she is, she helps her mother a lot. Her house is located in the city of Imperial, a city known for its warm climate, its agriculture, and especially because the residents radiate generosity.

Blanca learned to earn a living with the sweat of her brow from a very young age, especially when she became a mother. She worked in various jobs because she had to support her household. Previously she worked cleaning houses, then she worked in the fields. With the savings she managed to put together she started her bookstore business in her house, where she currently works.

She does not say no to work; she works in everything she can because as long as it is honorable, it matters. This is why, despite having her bookstore, she also works caring for a little girl from Monday through Friday in the morning. She has a lot of patience with children and so they trust her. She believes that it is going well for her in her business because she is very friendly and patient, and especially because she is thankful to God for allowing her to have a job and for being able to get ahead.

Blanca is very grateful to the Kiva lenders because, thanks to the help they have given her, she will be able to buy more supplies for her bookstore business, especially notebooks, folders, paper, and pens, among others. This will allow her to have more variety of products to sell to her customers and to continue working every day to make her big dream a reality: "To give her daughter a good education and to have branches of her business."
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Blanca es una mujer muy luchadora y tiene mucho carisma, madre de 4 hijos de los cuales tres ya son mayores y solo la menor de ellos vive con ella, la quiere muchísimo y por ello ella trabaja con todas sus fuerzas para darle lo necesario pero lo mas importante para que sea feliz, es su conchito como decimos en Perú porque es muy apegada a ella y a pesar de lo pequeña que es la apoya mucho. Su vivienda se ubica en la ciudad de Imperial, ciudad que se caracteriza por su clima cálido, por su agricultura y sobre todo porque sus pobladores irradian de generosidad. Blanca aprendió a ganarse el pan con el sudor de su frente desde muy joven y sobre todo cuando se convirtió en madre trabajo en varios oficios ya que tenía que llevar el sustento a su hogar, anteriormente trabajo haciendo limpieza en casas ajenas, luego trabajo en el campo y con los ahorros que pudo juntar logro iniciar su negocio de librería en su vivienda, en el cual trabaja actualmente; ella no le dice no al trabajo sino mas bien trabaja en todo lo que pueda ya que con tal que sea honrado eso importa; por ello a pesar de tener su negocio de librería ella también trabaja cuidando a una pequeña de lunes a viernes en horas de la mañana; tiene mucha paciencia con los niños por ello le tienen mucha confianza ; ella cree que le va bien en su negocio porque es muy amable, tienen paciencia y sobre todo porque agradece a Dios por permitir que ella tenga un trabajo y poder salir adelante.

Blanca está muy agradecida con los prestatarios kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá comprar mas útiles para su negocio de librería en especial cuadernos, folders, hojas, lapiceros, entre otros, lo que le permitirá tener más variedad de productos para ofrecer a sus clientes y seguir trabajando día a día para hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Darle una buena educación a su hija y tener sucursales de su negocio”.

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
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Blanca Rosa to buy supplies (notebooks, folders, paper, and pens, among others).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 29, 2012
Listed
Apr 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013