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Marta is a 46 year old woman who lives in Pucallpa, in Aguaytia District. She is a hard-working single mother who puts all her effort into getting her four children ahead. Unfortunately due to a lack of resources since she was young, she could not complete her Secondary School studies. Through her own initiative Marta works in her small business selling food. She also raises and sells poultry. She works about ten hours a day and feels that it is going well for her, thanks to her effort and dedication.

Marta is very grateful to The Kiva lenders. Thanks to them she can buy tables and utensils for her business. Also she will buy balanced feed for her poultry. She can continue working and striving to achieve her dream, which is to have her own home.
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Marta es una mujer de 46 años, vive en la ciudad de Pucallpa, en el distrito de Aguaytia, ella es madre madre soltera, muy trabajadora, que dedica todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a sus 4 hijos, lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos y por la necesidad de trabajar desde muy joven, no pudo culminar sus estudios secundarios.
Por iniciativa propia, Marta trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de comida, adicionalmente cría y vende aves de corral, ella trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 10 horas y cree que le va bien por su dedicación y esfuerzo.
Marta se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada comprará mesas y utensilios para su negocio, adicionalmente comprara alimento balanceado para sus aves, así pues ella seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de tener su casa propia.

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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
  • 173
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,197,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Marta to buy tables and cooking utensils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2014