With great effort and enthusiasm, Lady works as a cleaning woman and her husband drives for a taxi company in the city.
Lady is very grateful for the Kiva loans and thanks to the Kiva loans she will be able to buy building materials for a small kitchen and another room. In this way she can realize her great dream of finishing her home and in the not too distant future she can open a grocery store, in this way securing her daughter’s future.
Con mucho esfuerzo y entusiasmo Lady se dedica a trabajar como empleada del hogar, realizando limpieza en hogares; su esposo se desempeña como chofer de taxi en una empresa de su ciudad.
Lady se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de materiales de construcción para el mejoramiento de su vivienda, tales como la construcción de una pequeña cocina y un cuarto; de esta manera poco a poco podrá lograr su gran sueño de terminar la construir su vivienda y en un futuro no muy lejano espera poder tener una tienda de abarrotes, asegurando de esta manera el porvenir de su pequeña.
About Caja Rural Señor de LurenCaja 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 Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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