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Luzmila is a woman who is 33 years old and makes a living selling sandwiches with the goal of raising her 7-year-old daughter alone. Luzmila has been separated for a while, but this has not prevented her from demonstrating to herself and to her little girl that she would be the provider for the family.

Luzmila started selling from her sandwich cart a year ago, during which time he has learned how to properly prepare her products. She had some family problems, and for that reason she decided to start this type of business since it was practical and all she had to do was take her cart outside her house during the afternoons and evenings.

Luzmila is happy to have good health. Up to this point she has not had any decline in health and this allows her to work harder and harder. With the support that she is provided, she will be able to buy sausages, French fries, and other products, so that she can offer her customers greater variety.
Luzmila is very happy for the support she is getting. With time, she would like to increase her earnings, which will help her reach her big dream “to have her own restaurant”.
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Luzmila es una mujer de 33 que se dedica a la venta de sándwiches con el fin de sacar, sola, a su hija de 7 años adelante. Luzmila es separada desde hace algún tiempo, pero esto no la detuvo para demostrarse a sí misma y a su pequeña que ella sería el sustento para su familia.

Luzmila empezó a vender en su carrito sándwichero desde hace un año, tiempo en el que ha aprendido como realizar la preparación adecuada para sus productos. Ella tuvo algunos problemas familiares y fue por ello que decidió empezar en este tipo de negocio debido a que era práctico, ya que solo tiene que sacar su carrito en las tardes y noches, fuera de su casa.

Luzmila está contenta de gozar con buena salud, ya que hasta el momento no tiene ninguna decadencia y esto le permite esforzarse más y más. Con el apoyo que se le está brindando ella podrá comprar embutidos, papas al hilo y otros productos con el fin de que sus clientes tengan mucha más variedad. Luzmila está muy contenta por la ayuda que se le está brindando. Con el tiempo desea poder incrementar sus ganancias, lo que la llevará a cumplir su gran sueño “ Tener su propio Restaurant”.

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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
  • 34
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,360,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Luzmila to buy sausages, French fries, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013