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Fatima Virginia
Fatima is 53 years old and has two children, who are between the ages of 20 and two years old. She gets ahead her children alone because she is separated from the father of her children. From that moment, she became the father and the mother for them.

Her house is located in the city of Ica, city characterized by a warm and cozy climate. Agriculture is developed in the area, especially the cultivation of asparagus, grapes, and paprika, among others.

When she has some free time, she likes to play some instruments, because she loves music. Also, she loves to eat one of her favorite dishes which is the delicious "Arroz con pollo" [Rice with chicken]. With a lot of effort and sacrifice, she studied business administration and she started her small business. Fatima works everyday in her small consulting business. She works around eight hours a day and she can attend up to three clients per day. She believes she is doing well in her work because she is kind and honest with the clients.

Fatima is very grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to their help she will be able to repair her house. Especially, she will repair the walls, install a bathroom since she currently hasn't one, and install floors. Doing so, she will improve her quality of life and will keep fighting to make her biggest dream come true: provide a profession for her children and be a great entrepreneur.
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Fatima tiene 53 años de edad, es madre de 2 hijos, cuyas edades comprenden 20 y 2 años, a quienes ha sacado adelante sola ya que se separo del padre de sus hijos y desde ese momento se convirtió en padre y madre para ellos. Su vivienda se ubica en la ciudad de Ica, ciudad que se caracteriza por tener un clima cálido y acogedor, asimismo se desarrolla la agricultura, en especial el cultivo de esparrago, uva, paprika, entre otros. Cuando dispone de un tiempo libre le gusta mucho tocar algunos instrumentos ya que le gusta mucho la música, asimismo le encanta comer uno de sus platillos favoritos el cual es el riquísimo “Arroz con pollo”. Con mucho esfuerzo y sacrificio logro estudiar administración de empresas y con ella inicio su pequeño negocio.

Día a día Fátima trabaja en su pequeño negocio de consultoría, ella trabaja alrededor de 8 horas al día y puede atender hasta 3 clientes diariamente; ella cree que le va bien en su trabajo porque es amable con los clientes y porque es honesta.

Fatima está muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá refaccionar su vivienda, especialmente refaccionar las paredes, colocar un baño, ya que actualmente no tiene, asimismo colocar piso; asi de esta manera ella podrá mejorar su calidad de vida y podrá seguir luchando para hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Darle una profesión a sus hijos y poder ser una gran empresaria”.

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
  • 66
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,558,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Fatima Virginia to improve her home: repair the walls, install a bathroom, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
28 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 30, 2012
Listed
Aug 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013