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Gloria Isabel
Gloria is a 19-year-old, single woman who lives with her aunt in the city of Ica, in the district of Santiago. She is a kind, hardworking, and enthusiastic young woman with great aspirations of excelling. Unfortunately, Gloria was not able to study secretarial work, her career path of choice, because she has had to work since she was young to help support her parents.

Gloria comes from a very modest family that lives in another city. When she has time, Gloria likes to visit her parents and cook her favorite tallarines rojos (spaghetti with tomato sauce) for her family.

From her own initiative and with much dedication and effort, Gloria started working in the fields of a large farm in her city. She often works 10-hour days starting very early in the morning. Gloria enjoys this work and she believes that its is going well for her thanks to her hard work and the kind way she treats others.

Gloria is very grateful for the support she receives from her aunt, as well as from Kiva lenders. With this loan, Gloria will pay the processing fees and legal documents for a small plot of land. Eventually, she will build her own house on this land. In the meantime, Gloria will continue working and following her dream of becoming a professional.
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Gloria es una joven de 19 años, es soltera, vive en la ciudad de Ica, en el distrito de Santiago con una tía, a quien agradece todo el apoyo brindado, ella es una persona muy amable, trabajadora y entusiasta, que tiene un gran deseo de superación; lamentablemente Gloria no ha podido estudiar la carrera profesional de Secretariado, ya que desde muy joven tuvo que trabajar para ayudar a sus padres, quienes son muy humildes y se encuentran viviendo en otra ciudad lejana, en sus ratos libres le gusta visitar a sus padres y en alguna de estas ocasiones cocina unos riquísimos Tallarines Rojos para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, día a día Gloria trabaja como obrera de campo en un fundo agrícola de su ciudad, ella trabaja desde tempranas horas de la mañana y puede hacerlo por un aproximado de 10 horas, Gloria se siente a gusto realizando su labor y cree que le va bien por su buen desempeño y por el trato amable que brinda a los demás.
Gloria se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá cubrir los gastos de la tramitación y documentación para la formalización de un pequeño terreno, el cual poco a poco irá construyendo para que sea su hogar, así pues Gloria seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de ser una buena profesional.

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More information about this loan

This loan is designed for people who have no access to financial services because they lack collateral or credit history, or run informal businesses. Caja Señor de Luren identifies these clients through a unique scoring system that evaluates their repayment capacity based on socio-economic and demographic indicators. The goal is to expand access to credit to vulnerable borrowers, empowering them to improve their income and living conditions.

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
  • $58,907,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Gloria Isabel to pay the processing fees and legal documents for her land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2012
Nov 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013