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Olga, 57, is a very hardworking woman. She gets up very early every day to attend to her business selling traditional food. She managed to start her business with a lot of effort and savings, and has gotten ahead with her four children, whom she loves very much. Olga believes it's going well for her in her business because she's very well known and her food tastes good.

Olga's grateful for the support of the Kiva lenders because thanks to them she'll be able to make improvements to her business and her house, especially the roof because it has rained a lot.

This way she'll be able to improve her quality of life, better serve her customers, and continue striving to realize her big dream of having a great restaurant.
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Olga es una mujer de 57 años muy trabajadora, todos los días se levanta muy temprano para atender su negocio de venta de comida típica, el cual logro iniciar con mucho esfuerzo y ahorro, sobre todo porque ha sacado adelante a sus 4 hijos, a los cuales quiere mucho; Olga cree que le va bien en su negocio porque es muy conocida y sobre todo tiene buena sazón.

Olga agradece el apoyo que le están brindando los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a ello podrá realizar mejoras en el ambiente de su negocio y mejoras en su vivienda, en especial mejorar el techo, ya que ha llovido mucho, así podrá mejorar su calidad de vida y atender mejor a sus clientes y seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Tener un gran restaurante.”

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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
  • 160
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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 Olga to improve her home and her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 19, 2013
Oct 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014