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Higinia Alejandrina
Higinia is a mother separated from her husband for the last twenty years. She’s a tenacious woman who has managed to succeed by herself with her children. She sells beverages (beer, soft-drinks) and food. She’s been in business four years. She is going to use the loan granted to her to maintain her store (to buy tables, shelving and display cases) to increase sales. Higinia’s dream is to make her business grow and to buy herself another house. She is very grateful for the loan granted because it contributes to her improving her business. 
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La Sra. Higinia es madre separada de su esposo hace 20 años, es una mujer luchadora que ha sabido salir adelante sola con sus hijos; la Sra. Higinia se dedica a la venta de bebidas (cerveza, gaseosas) y a la venta de comida; ya lleva en el negocio más de 4 años. El crédito otorgado lo va a invertir en el mantenimiento de su negocio (compra de mesas, andamios y vitrinas) para así tener mayores ventas. Su sueño de la Sra. Higinia es hacer crecer su negocio y comprarse otra casa. Ella está muy agradecida por el crédito otorgado ya que contribuye a mejorar su negocio. 

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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
  • 40
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Higinia Alejandrina to buy tables, shelving and display cases.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2011
Sep 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012