On her own initiative and with much hard work and dedication, America runs a small grocery business out of her home where she works an average ten hours a day. She enjoys her work and believes business is going well because of her low prices and kindness to her customers.
America is very grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to your help she will be able to renovate her house. She wants to buy construction materials such as cement, bricks, sand, paint and other supplies so she can do some construction work, cover the walls and paint her house. This will make America's house safer and give it the right conditions for her to continue working and striving toward her goal of making a good living.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, America trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de abarrotes, ella trabaja todos los días ocupando un pequeño espacio en su vivienda y puede hacerlo por un aproximado de 10 horas, America se siente a gusto realizando su labor y cree que le va bien por los buenos precios y por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
America se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar el mejoramiento de su vivienda, ya que desea comprar materiales de construcción, como cemento, ladrillos, arena, pintura y otros, los cuales le servirán de mucho para poder construir, tarrajear y pintar su vivienda, de esta manera America tendrá su vivienda en condiciones adecuadas y seguras, así pues ella seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de salir adelante.
About Caja Rural Señor de LurenCaja 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 Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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