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Isabel America
Isabel is a woman who dedicates her life to selling groceries and beer. She has managed to get ahead in life with her children. Her goal is that they always have everything they need, that they have the example of a persevering woman and that with strength they can constantly progress.

Isabel has experienced many difficult moments, such as earthquakes and the constant rain, that have happened in the last few months. She has been able to protect her children and earn the income that she needed to cover the daily necessities.

Currently, Isabel sells beer and groceries in a store located in her living room. She started this type of business in the area where she lives since at the time, there was nobody selling the products that she now sells.

Isabel wants to be able to buy beer, oil, sugar, rice, sodas, among other things. These products are what her customers are purchasing and they will be happy they can find everything they need in the same store. Thanks to the help she is receiving, she feels capable of succeeding and in this way she will improve the quality of life for her family so that her children may be able to work as professionals in a few years.
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La señora Isabel es una mujer que dedicándose a la venta de cerveza y abarrotes ha logrado sacar sola a sus hijos adelante, con el fin de que nunca les haga falta nada y tengan el ejemplo de una mujer luchadora, que con esfuerzo pueden progresar constantemente.

Isabel ha pasado por muchos momentos difíciles, tales como los terremotos que han acontecido en los últimos meses, al igual que las constantes lluvias. Ella ha podido resguardar bien a sus hijos y lograr los ingresos que necesitaba para que cubra las necesidades diarias.

Actualmente Isabel se dedica a la venta de cerveza y abarrotes, la cual está instalada en la sala de su casa, ella fue la que inicio este tipo de negocio en la zona en donde vive, ya que en ese momento aún no había ningún vecino suyo que se dedicase a la venta de los productos que ahora vende.

Isabel desea poder comprar cerveza, aceite, azúcar, arroz, gaseosas, ente otros, ya que con estos productos sus clientes se sentirán contentos de que pueden encontrar todo lo que necesitan en un mismo lugar. Gracias al apoyo que se le está brindando, ella se siente capaz de lograr el éxito y así podrá mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia, para que en algunos años sus hijos se conviertan en unos grandes profesionales.

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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
  • 37
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,330,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Isabel America purchase beer, oil, sugar, rice and soft drinks, among other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013