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Pamela, 22, is a young woman living in the city of Chincha, a city with a variable climate that has beautiful beaches and a very diverse cuisine. Pamela is a young woman who very much wants to get ahead, so much so that she’s studying Communication Science and to pay for her education works as an assistant in an institution in the city. She works about 8 hours daily and attends classes at night. She believes that she’s doing well because she’s responsible and above all because she has a strong drive to get ahead.

Pamela is very grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to the support they’ve given her she will buy merchandise like Bermuda shorts, BVDs, shirts, skirts, etc. to sell to her classmates and coworkers. She will earn extra income this way and will also be able to pay her university tuition and will be able to continue striving to make her greatest dream reality: to work for one of the country’s great journalism firms.
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Pamela es una joven de 22 años de edad, la cual vive en la ciudad de Chincha, ciudad con un clima variado y en el cual se encuentran playas hermosas y una gastronomía muy variada. Pamela es una joven con muchas ganas de salir adelante, tal es así que ella estudia la carrera de Ciencias de la comunicación y para poder solventar sus estudios trabaja como asistente en una institución de su ciudad, ella trabaja alrededor de 8 horas al día y por las noches acude a su centro de estudios; ella cree que está saliendo adelante porque es responsable y sobre todo porque tiene muchas ganas de salir adelante.

Pamela está muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá comprar mercadería como bermudas, bivirís, polos, faldas, entre otros ya que para ofrecer estos productos a sus compañeros de clase y de trabajo, con lo cual podrá tener un ingreso extra, así como también poder pagar su matrícula para la universidad. Así ella podrá seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Trabajar en una gran empresa de periodismo del país”.

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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
  • 178
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Pamela to pay tuition and to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014