Day to day Nelly works in a restaurant in the city. She works around 9 hours per day and also has a small fruit-selling business in he house; she believes that it is going well for her because she is responsible and above all because she desires to get ahead in life.
Nelly is very thankful for the Kiva loans, since, thanks to the support that they have brought her, she will be able to purchase materials such as wood, nails, beams, and other things in order to construct a fence around her house. This way, her family will be able to have more security and she will be able to continue fighting every day for her biggest dreams: giving her son a good education and having her own grocery business.
Día a día Nelly trabaja en un restaurante de su ciudad, ella labora alrededor de 9 horas al día y también tiene un pequeño negocio de venta de frutas en su vivienda; ella cree que le va bien porque es responsable y sobre todo porque tiene muchas ganas de salir adelante.
Nelly está muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá comprar materiales como madera, clavos, listones, entre otros para realizar la construcción de un cerco en su vivienda, de esta manera podrá tener mayor seguridad para su familia y podrá seguir luchando cada día para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” poder darle una buena educación a su hijo y tener un negocio de venta de abarrotes”.
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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