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Elsa Renee
Elsa is a very hardworking woman who wishes to succeed, most of all since she is a mother and provides for her 16 year old son. She has a small business selling newspapers and magazines. She also sells bread, and some items of convenience, such as canned milk, fruit, and groceries, among others. This allows her to increase the income for her household.

Elsa is very grateful to Kiva investors, as thanks to their help, she will be able to buy more goods for her business. She will be able to buy books and magazines wholesale to offer to her clients. This will allow her to continue working towards achieving her main goal: providing her son with an education so that he can work as a professional.
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Elsa es una mujer muy trabajadora y sobre todo con muchas ganas de salir delante, sobre todo porque es madre de familia y saca adelante a su hijo de 16años de edad; Elsa trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de periódicos y revistas, asimismo también vende pan y algunos artículos de primera necesidad como leche en tarro, frutas, abarrotes, entre otros y de esta manera tener mas ingresos para su hogar.

Elsa esta agradecida con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá comprar mas mercadería para su negocio, ya que podrá comparar libros y revistas al por mayor para poder ofrecer a sus clientes, así seguirá luchando para hacer realidad su gran sueño:” 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
  • 179
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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 $550 helped Elsa Renee to buy goods such as newspapers, magazines, groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2013
Dec 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014