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Carol Elizabeth
Carol is a young woman of 22, who works as an agricultural worker on a farm that belongs to the city. The income she receives from her modest position allows her to help with the household expenses. At the same time, with a good deal of effort, she has been able to start a business raising ducks. Carol believes things are going well for her due to her hard-work and struggle. Carol is grateful for the support she receives from the lenders at Kiva. Thanks to their help she can buy the materials like wood, plastic sticks, drinking receptacles, canes, etc. to built cages for the ducks. With this she can improve her business and fight to make her dream a reality: "help her family get ahead".
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Carol es una joven de 22 años que trabaja como obrera de campo en un fundo de su ciudad y con los ingresos que obtiene de su humilde trabajo puede apoyar con los gastos del hogar, asimismo con mucho esfuerzo ha logrado iniciar su negocio de crianza de patos; Carol cree que le va bien porque es muy trabajadora y luchadora.

Carol agradece el apoyo que le brindan los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a su ayuda podrá comprar materiales para construir jaulas para patos como maderas, palos plásticos, bebederos, cañas, entre otros, así podrá mejorar en su negocio y luchar por hacer realidad su gran sueño:” apoyar a su familia a salir adelante”.

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More information about this loan

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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,116,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Carol Elizabeth to buy material to build cages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014