Rufina is a fighter, she is 51, single and lives in San Vicente with her family.
She has two children who are her biggest pride and inspiration to keep getting ahead. For many years she has worked as a day laborer in the farms in the area. It has gone very well for her because she is a responsible, hard working and honest person and because over the years she has earned the respect and confidence from people.
Rufina is thankful to the Kiva lenders because with their support she has been able to buy merchandise to start a small business selling clothes.
This way she will have a higher income and will be able to improve the quality of life of her family.
Little by little she will fulfill her biggest dream: "to have her own business".
Rufina es una mujer luchadora, tiene 51 años de edad, es soltera y vive en San Vicente junto a su familia.
Tiene dos hijos quienes son su mayor orgullo y su mayor inspiración para salir adelante. Desde hace muchos años trabaja como obrera en los Campos Agrícolas de la zona, le va muy bien porque es una persona responsable, trabajadora, honesta y porque a lo largo de los años ha sabido ganarse el respeto y la confianza de las personas.
Rufina está agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado ella podrá comprar mercadería para iniciar un pequeño negocio de venta de ropa, de esta manera obtendrá mayores ingresos y podrá mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia. Así poco a poco cumplirá su más grande sueño: "Tener su propio negocio".
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.