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Maria Del Pilar
María, 35, lives in the city of Imperial, which has a warm and welcoming climate and where agriculture flourishes, especially apple, corn, bean, and other crops. María's a young woman with a lot of goals because she's the single mother of a young daughter, 4, whom she adores. She strives a lot every day to be able to give her daughter a decent life so she can be an honorable person.

María works every day as a domestic employee. She cleans and sometimes cooks. She gets her daughter ahead with the fruit of her labor despite the adversities and problems that come up. María believes she's getting ahead because she's very responsible and above all because she's honest.

María's very grateful to the Kiva lenders because thanks to their help she'll be able to buy a sewing machine to improve her small business making and mending clothing. This way she'll have an extra income to continue striving to make her biggest dream a reality: "To give her daughter a profession and have a big tailoring business."
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Maria tiene 35 años de edad, vive en la ciudad de imperial, ciudad caracterizada por tener un clima cálido y acogedor, asimismo se desarrolla la agricultura, en especial el cultivo de manzana, maíz, frejoles, entre otros. Maria es una joven con muchas aspiraciones, sobre todo porque es madre soltera y su pequeña hija tiene 4 años de edad, y es su mayor adoración y sobre todo lucha mucho cada día para poder brindarle una vida digna y sobre todo para que su pequeña sea una persona de bien.

Cada día Maria trabaja como empleada en una casa, ella realiza las labores de limpieza, asimismo en ocasiones trabajaba ofreciendo menús (comida) y con el fruto de su trabajo saca adelante a su hija a pesar de las adversidades y problemas que se presentan; Maria cree que está saliendo adelante porque es muy responsable y sobre todo honrada.

Maria está muy agradecida con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá comprar una maquina de cocer con lo cual podrá mejorar su pequeño negocio de confección y reparación de prendas de vestir, de esta manera ella podrá tener un ingreso extra y con ello seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:”Darle una profesión a su hija y tener un gran negocio de confección de prendas”.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 116
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,101,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD