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Maribel Ana
Maribel is 28 years old, and lives in the city of Pisco with her husband and 2-year-old son. She loves her son, and he is her motivation for tackling each new day with determination and optimism. Maribel is a hardworking, enthusiastic and kind person who works very hard to help her family get ahead. She grew up in a family of scarce resources and had to begin working at a young age to make ends meet. Even though she was unable to pursue a professional degree, she would have liked to study Business Administration. In her free time, Maribel likes to play sports and cook up delicious ceviche to share with her family.

Through her own initiative, dedication and hard work, Maribel has opened up a general store where she sells soft drinks, sweets, snacks and many other items for daily consumption. She works approximately 10 hours every day, and she believes that business is going well because she offers high quality products to her customers at affordable prices and is kind and respectful to everyone she meets.

Maribel is very grateful for this opportunity and is grateful to Kiva lenders for their generosity. She plans to use the support from this loan to purchase merchandise to stock her general store, including: rice, sugar, soft drinks, candy, snacks and other items for resale. She hopes that this investment will help her to offer a greater variety of products to her customers and will allow her to attract new clients. She plans to continue working at her store in hopes of saving up enough money to one day pursue a professional degree and career.
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Maribel es una mujer de 28 años, vive en la ciudad de Pisco con su esposo y su pequeño hijo de 2 años, a quien ama y es su principal razón en la vida, ella es una persona muy amable, trabajador y entusiasta, que junto con su esposo dedican todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia; lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos y por la necesidad que tuvo de trabajar desde muy joven, Maribel no pudo estudiar la carrera profesional de Administración de Empresas, pero le gustaría poder hacerlo, en sus ratos libres le gusta hacer deporte y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo Ceviche para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Maribel trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de abarrotes, tubérculos y bebidas, ella trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 10 horas y cree que le va bien por los buenos precios y por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Maribel se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de mercadería, como arroz, azúcar, menestras, gaseosas, tubérculos diversos y otros, de esta manera Maribel tendrá su negocio mejor abastecido y podrá atender a mas clientes, así pues ella seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de poder estudiar una carrera profesional.

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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
  • 106
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,068,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Maribel Ana to purchase merchandise to stock her general store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013