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Anabel Viviana
Anabel is 40 years old and lives in Santiago district, Ica, Peru. Santiago district is known for its agriculture, especially its cotton, grape, asparagus and bean growing. Whenever she has any free time, Anabel really enjoys spending time with her family as she is the mother of four children who are 14, 11, 9 and 3 years old. She loves them dearly and works hard to provide for them and ensure they have a decent life. Above all, she gives them a lot of love and affection. Owing to her limited financial resources, Anabel was only able to study up to the third year of her secondary education but she would have liked to have gone on to become a teacher.

Anabel works every day in her small business selling candies outside the schools in her district. She works around 8 hours a day and can serve up to 20 customers a day. Her main customers are children. They are the ones who buy most of her products. She believes that her business is doing well because she has a lot of patience with the children and treats them kindly.

Anabel is very grateful to Kiva lenders because, thanks to their help, she will be able to buy merchandise for her business such as cookies, chocolates, candies, soda, etc. She will have a greater variety of products and will be able to improve her income and continue working every day to fulfill her biggest dream: to own her own home.
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Anabel tiene 40 años de edad, vive en el distrito de Santiago, Ica, Perú. Santiago. El distrito de Santiago se caracteriza por su agricultura en especial el cultivo de algodón, uva, esparrago, frejoles, entre otros. Cuando dispone de un tiempo libre le gusta mucho pasar un tiempo de familia ya que es madre de 4 hijos cuyas edades comprenden 14,11,9 y 3 años a quienes quiere mucho y sobre todo trabaja mucho para sacarlos adelante y poder darles una vida digna y sobre todo con amor y cariño. Debido a sus pocos recursos económicos ella solo pudo estudiar hasta tercer grado de secundaria pero le hubiera gustado estudiar para ser profesora.

Día a día Anabel trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de golosinas a las afueras de los colegios de su distrito, ella trabaja alrededor e 8 horas al día y puede atender hasta 20 clientes en el día en especial los niños quienes son los que comprar la mayoría de sus productos; ella cree que le va bien en su negocio porque tiene mucha paciencia con los niños y los trata de manera amable.

Anabel está muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá comprare mercadería para su negocio como galletas, chocolates, caramelos, gaseosas, entre otros, así ella podrá tener más variedad de productos y podrá mejorar sus ingresos y seguir trabajando cada día para hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Tener su casa propia”.

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
  • 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 $200 helped Anabel Viviana to buy merchandise (cookies, chocolates, candies, soda, etc.).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 18, 2012
Listed
Jul 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2013