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Amalia Felipa
Amalia is a 47-year-old woman living with her parents and her son in the city of Ica in Santiago District. She’s a very humble, hardworking, kind and enthusiastic person who focuses all her efforts into moving her family forward. Unfortunately, she separated from her husband and since then has been both father and mother to her son. In her free time she likes to watch educational and news programs on television and sometimes cooks some delicious “Tallarines Rojos” to share with her family.

With much effort and enthusiasm, Amalia works day to day as a field hand on a large agricultural estate in her city. She works approximately 10 hours daily and feels good doing her work. She believes she does well because of her dedication and because of the kind way she treats others.

Amalia is very grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to their support she will be able to buy medicine for her mother who is suffering a grievous illness. In this way, Amalia will be able to have the necessary medicine her mother’s care requires.
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Amalia es una mujer de 47 años, vive con sus padres y su hijo en la ciudad de Ica, en el distrito de Santiago, ella es una persona muy humilde, trabajadora amable y entusiasta, que dedica todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia; lamentablemente ella se separó de su esposo, desde entonces ella ha sido padre y madre para su hijo, en sus ratos libres le gusta ver programas educativos y noticieros en la televisión y en algunas ocasiones cocina unos deliciosos Tallarines Rojos para compartir con su familia.
Con mucho empeño y entusiasmo, día a día Amalia trabaja como obrera en un fundo agrícola de su ciudad, ella labora un aproximado de 10 horas diarias y se siente a gusto realizando su labor, ella cree que le va bien por su buen desempeño y por su trato amable hacia los demás.
Amalia se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de medicinas para su Madre, ya que lamentablemente ella padece una penosa enfermedad; de esta manera Amalia podrá contar con los medicamentos necesarios para brindar los cuidados que requiere su querida Madre.

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
  • 130
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,388,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Amalia Felipa to buy medicine for her mother.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 16, 2012
Listed
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 18, 2013