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Yesica Milagros
Yesica Milagros is a 27 year old young woman who lives in the city of Ica, in the district of Santiago. Yesica is a young woman with an infectious charisma and above all she has a real desire to make a success of her life. Yesica put a lot of effort into studying to become a teacher but then after looking for work and not finding any she made the decision to start up her business selling food, mainly tamales, causas [a layered potato dish], cakes and other items. She makes a lot of effort to meet the household expenses from the income from her small business.

Yesica is very grateful to the Kiva lenders since the help they have given her has made it possible for her to buy building materials to keep improving her home. By doing this she can provide a better quality of life for her family and also make the shop more comfortable for her customers since it is in her house. With these improvements she will be able to continue working to make her biggest dream come true: to improve her income and help her family to get on in life.
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Yesica Milagros es una joven de 27 años de edad, la cual vive en la ciudad de Ica, en el distrito de Santiago. Yesica es una joven con un carisma contagiante, sobre todo tiene muchas ganas de salir adelante. Yesica con mucho esfuerzo logro estudiar la carrera de profesora, pero luego de buscar empleo y no encontrarlo tomo la decisión de iniciar su negocio de venta de comida, principalmente tamales, causas, tortas, entre otros., y con los ingresos de su pequeño negocio solventa los gastos de su hogar con mucho esfuerzo.

Yesica está muy agradecida con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá comprar materiales de construcción para poder seguir mejorando su vivienda, de esta manera podrá ofrecer una mejor calidad de vida para su familia y así poder ofrecer mayor comodidad a sus clientes ya que su negocio se encuentra en su vivienda, con esta mejora podrá seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Mejorar sus ingresos y apoyar a su familia a salir adelante”.

Additional Information

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
  • 166
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Yesica Milagros to buy building materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014