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Olinda
Olinda is a 20 year old woman who lives in the city of Nazca with her life partner and her one year old son. She loves them, and they are her main reason for living. She is a very kind, hard-working, and enthusiastic woman. She and her life partner devote all of their efforts to getting their family ahead.

Unfortunately, due to the lack of financial resources and the need to work to pay their expenses, Olinda was not able to study for a professional career. However, she would very much have liked to do so. In her free time she likes to watch educational programs on the television. Sometimes she makes the delicious ‘Frejoles con Seco’ [marinated meat with beans] to share with her family.

Olinda farms with great effort and dedication. She has a small piece of land where she grows corn. She starts her work in the field in the early hours of the morning every day. She can work approximately eight hours. She believes it is going well for her because the care and dedication she gives her crops.

Olinda is very grateful to the Kiva lenders. Thanks to the help given to her she will be able to buy the fertilizer her crop needs. That way she hopes to be able to get a good harvest from her corn crop. She hopes to be able to sell said harvest for a good price. With this income she hopes to be able to, little by little, fulfill her big dream of having her own house.
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Olinda es una mujer de 20 años, vive en la ciudad de Nazca con su pareja y su pequeño hijo de un año, a quienes ama y son su principal razón en la vida, ella es una persona muy amable, trabajadora y entusiasta, que junto con su pareja dedican todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia; lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos y por la necesidad de trabajar para solventar sus gastos, Olinda no pudo estudiar una carrera profesional, pero le hubiera gustado mucho poder hacerlo, en sus ratos libres le gusta ver programas educativos en televisión y en algunas ocasiones cocina unos riquísimos Frejoles con Seco para compartir con su familia.
Con mucho empeño y dedicación, Olinda se dedica a la agricultura, ella cuenta con un pequeño terreno que donde siembra maíz, todos los días desde tempranas horas de la mañana inicia sus labores de campo, ella puede trabajar un aproximado de 8 horas y cree que le va bien por el cuidado y dedicación que tiene con su cultivo.
Olinda se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra del abono que necesita su cultivo, de esta manera ella espera poder obtener una buena cosecha de su cultivo de maíz, el cual espera poder vender a un buen precio y con dicha ganancia ella espera poder poco a poco lograr su gran sueño de tener su casa propia.

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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
  • 67
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,564,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD