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Norma Celedonia
Norma is a 30 year-old woman from Pisco, Humay district. She is a very enthusiastic and hardworking woman. She is a single mother and is completely dedicated to her two small boys with who she likes to play in her free time.

Previously Norma worked in a cotton farm. Thanks to this work she has been able to get together the money to become independent and start her small business selling clothes. She has now been working in this business for 2 years. She carries on the business at her house and on weekends she goes out to the central market to sell her products.

Norma is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to their help she has been able to buy merchandise such as pants, t-shirts, blouses, jumpers etc to supply her business and to improve her sales. In this way, she can increase her income to provide a better future for her small boys and achieve her dream that both become good professionals and good men.
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Norma es una mujer de 30 años, natural de la ciudad de Pisco, distrito de Humay, ella es una mujer muy entusiasta y trabajadora, es una madre soltera, dedicada por completo a sus 2 pequeños hijos con quienes le gusta en jugar sus ratos libres.
Anteriormente Norma trabajaba en un fundo algodonero, gracias a ese trabajo pudo juntar el dinero necesario para poder independizarse y poner en marcha su pequeño negocio de venta de ropa, ya lleva 2 años trabajando en su negocio, el cual lo realiza en su casa y los fines de semana sale a ofrecer sus productos al mercado central de su ciudad.
Norma se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de mercadería, tales como pantalones, polos, blusas, chompas, etc. para abastecer su negocio y mejorar sus ventas; de esta manera podrá incrementar sus ingresos y brindar un mejor porvenir para sus pequeños hijos, logrando con ello su sueño de que ambos sean buenos profesionales y hombres de bien.

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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
  • 116
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,814,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Norma Celedonia to buy merchandise such as pants, t-shirts, blouses, jumpers etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2012
May 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013