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Ofelia Yakeline
Ofelia is a 50 year old woman. She lives in the city of Nazca with her three children, whom she loves and who are her main reason for living. She is a kind, hardworking and enthusiastic person who puts all of her efforts into getting her family ahead. She has always been both mother and father to her children. Thanks to her hard work, Ofelia was able to study the profession of secretary. In her free time, she likes to watch television and at times she cooks a delicious Lomo Saltado tot share with her family.

On her own initiative and with a lot of hard work and dedication, Ofelia works at her small business selling food and beverages. She works every day starting in the early hours and does it for approximately 12 hours. She feels happy doing her work and believes that it is going well for her because of her good cooking and the friendly treatment she offers her customers.

Ofelia is very grateful to the Kiva lenders because thanks to their help, she will be able to buy a freezer and a stove with an oven. The one she has right now is very small and in poor condition. In this way, Ofelia will be able to improve her food and serve her customers better. This way, she can continue to work and strive to maker her dream of owning her own home come true.
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Ofelia es una mujer de 50 años, vive en la ciudad de Nazca con sus tres hijos, a quienes ama y son su principal razón en la vida, ella es una persona muy amable, trabajadora y entusiasta, que dedica todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia, ya que ella siempre ha sido padre y madre para sus hijos; gracias a su esfuerzo Ofelia pudo estudiar la carrera profesional de Secretariado, en sus ratos libres le gusta ver televisión y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo Lomo Saltado para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Ofelia trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de comida y bebidas, ella trabaja todos los días desde tempranas horas de la mañana y puede hacerlo por un aproximado de 12 horas, ella se siente a gusto realizando su labor y cree que le va bien por su buena sazón y por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Ofelia se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de una congeladora y una cocina con horno, ya que la que tiene actualmente es muy pequeña y se encuentra en malas condiciones, de esta manera Ofelia podrá preparar mejor sus alimentos y atenderá mejor a sus clientes, así pues ella seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para 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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 104
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.5
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Ofelia Yakeline to buy a refrigerator and a stove.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 14, 2012
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014