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Firelly Melaine
Firelly lives in the city of Aguaytia with her 5-year-old son, whom she loves very much and who is the centre of her life. Firelly works as a secretary in a small organisation in her city, but in order to have some extra money to cover the household costs she has a small business selling clothing, which helps her with her expenses.

Firelly is very grateful to the Kiva lenders since thanks to the help she is getting she will be able to buy merchandise for her small business. In this way she will be able to improve her income and keep striving towards making her biggest dream a reality: to have a boutique and to be able to give her son a profession.
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Firelly vive en la ciudad de Aguaytia al lado de su hijo de 5 años de edad, a quien quiere mucho y por el que lucha cada día. Firelly trabaja como secretaria en una pequeña institución de su ciudad, pero para poder obtener un dinero extra para solventar los gastos de su hogar, tiene un pequeño negocio de venta ropa, con lo cual le ayuda en los gastos.

Firelly está muy agradecida con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le están brindando podrá comprar mercadería para su pequeño negocio y de esta manera mejorar sus ingresos y seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Tener una boutique y poder darle una profesión a su hijo”.

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
  • 116
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,091,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Firelly Melaine to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2013
Sep 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 10, 2015