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Flor De Maria
Flor is a hard working and enthusiastic woman of 43 years, but she has the spirit of a young woman of 20. Flor has two children whom she adores, both 20 years old now, and she dedicates her life to making them happy and providing a good quality of life. Flor lives in the district of Santiago, Ica, in Peru. This area is characterized by its warm and comfortable climate, as well agriculture, especially cotton, grapes, asparagus and paprika, to name just a few. It's also known for its friendly people. When Flor has free time, she enjoys watching television, especially comedy series. She also enjoys one of her favorite dishes, rice and chicken. Every day Flor works hard running her small general store, where she sells staple items as well as provides photocopying services. During her 10 hour days, she has about 50 customers come through the store. Flor believes her business is successful because she is very charismatic with her customers and always offers quality products at fair prices. Flor is very grateful for the Kiva loans. With this support, she will be able to repair her photocopy machine, which helps her increase her income and provide better service to her customers. Flor continues to work hard to realize her dream, to have her own home.
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Flor es una mujer muy trabajadora y entusiasta, tiene 43 años pero el espíritu de una joven de 20, es madre de 2 hijos, ambos tienen 20 años y son la adoración de Flor y por los cuales Flor da la vida por darles una vida feliz y con una buena calidad de vida; su vivienda se ubica en el distrito de Santiago, Ica , Perú; El distrito de Santiago se caracteriza por tener un clima cálido y acogedor, asimismo en él se desarrolla la agricultura, en especial el cultivo de algodón, uva, esparrago, paprika, entre otros; asimismo se le conoce por la amabilidad de su gente. Cuando Flor tiene un tiempo libre le gusta ver televisión en especial las series de comedia; asimismo aprovecha la oportunidad en algunas ocasiones comer uno de sus platillos favoritos el cual es el riquísimo “Arroz con Pollo”.

Día a día flor trabaja en su negocio de venta de abarrotes y servicio de fotocopiado; ella le dedica a su negocio alrededor de 10 horas y puede atender hasta 50 clientes, ella cre que le va bien en su negocio porque es muy carismática con los clientes y sobre todo ofrece productos de calidad a precios cómodos.

Flor está muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá realizar la reparación de su máquina fotocopiadora, con lo cual mejorara sus ingresos y podrá mejor atención a sus clientes, así ella seguirá trabajando para hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Tener un local propio”.

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
  • 103
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Flor De Maria to repair her photocopier.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 27, 2012
Listed
May 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013