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Katherine Brigitte
Katherine is an enterprising young woman. She is 20 years old and lives in Imperial with her family. She has a small son, who is her greatest pride and inspiration to succeed; it is for him that she fights on from day to day, to give him a better future.

With a lot of hard work and effort, she was able to start a small business. She has a small grocery store, which is going very well for her as she is a very responsible and hard-working person, and above all is very courteous and friendly with her customers.

Katherine is grateful to the lenders of Kiva, because with the support that they are giving her she will be able to buy merchandise to expand her business. She will offer a wide range of products, and so her sales will increase and she will be able to improve her family's quality of life.
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Katherine es una joven emprendedora, tiene 20 años de edad y vive en Imperial junto a su familia.
Tiene un pequeño hijo quien es su mayor orgullo y motivación para salir adelante, es por ello que lucha día a día para poder brindarle un futuro mejor.
Con mucho esfuerzo y trabajo pudo iniciar un pequeño negocio, tiene una bodega con la que trabaja y le va muy bien puesto que es una persona muy responsable, trabajadora y sobre todo muy respetuosa y amable con los clientes.
Katherine está agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado podrá comprar mercadería para ampliar su negocio. De esta manera ofrecerá diversidad de productos y así sus ventas mejorarán y podrá mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 89
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,011,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $375 helped Katherine Brigitte to buy merchandise to expand her grocery store.
87% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 30, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: