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Luisa Antonia
Luisa is a 40 year old woman and lives in the city of Ica with her children and grandchildren. Sadly Luisa is a widow. Since she became a widow she has put all her efforts into ensuring her family get ahead. Thanks to her own efforts, Luisa was able to study nursing. However, after losing her husband she stopped working in this area.

At the moment Luisa works in her small business, which is selling food. She also sells beauty products. She works every day for approximately 12 hours and believes that it is going well for her because she is a talented cook and because she is nice to her customers.

Luisa is very grateful to the Kiva lenders as it is thanks to their help that she can replace her “carrito sanguchero” (a mobile kitchen-cart for preparing fried food), as she would like to sell hamburgers, “salchipapas” (a dish of sausages and fried potatoes), rotisserie chicken etc. at night time. Then Luisa can continue to work and try to realise her dream of having a big restaurant.
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Luisa es una mujer de 40 años, vive en la ciudad de Ica con sus hijos y nietos, lamentablemente Luisa es viuda, desde entonces ella ha dedicado todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia; gracias a su esfuerzo Luisa pudo estudiar la carrera técnica de Enfermería, pero después de la pérdida de su esposo dejó de ejercer su carrera.
Actualmente Luisa trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de comida y adicionalmente vende productos de belleza, ella trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 12 horas y cree que le va bien por su buena sazón y por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Luisa se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la refacción de su carrito sanguchero, ya que en las noches desea vender hamburguesas, salchipapas, pollo broaster y otros, así pues Luisa seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de tener un gran restaurante.

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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
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,342,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Luisa Antonia to replace her "carrito sanguchero" (a mobile kitchen-cart for preparing fried food).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 21, 2013
Listed
Mar 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014