Thanks to her father’s support and with much effort and enthusiasm, Gladys works in her small business selling food. She starts her work very early in the morning serving breakfast and lunch to her diners. She dedicated about 12 hours daily to her business and believes that she does well because of the tasty way she cooks and the kind customer service she provides.
Gladys is very grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to their support she will be able to build her house since she wants to roof it with adequate, resistant materials. In this way Gladys will provide increased security and wellbeing for her family and she will continue working and striving to move her family ahead.
Gracias al apoyo de su Padre, con mucho empeño y entusiasmo, día a día Gladys trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de comida, desde tempranas horas de la mañana ella inicia su labor brindando desayunos y almuerzos a sus comensales, ella dedica a su negocio un aproximado de 12 horas diarias y cree que le va bien por su buena sazón y por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Gladys se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la construcción de su vivienda, ya que ella desea poder hacer el techado de su hogar con materiales adecuados y resistentes; de esta manera Gladys podrá brindar mayor seguridad y bienestar para su familia, así ella seguirá trabajando y esforzándose por sacar adelante a su familia.
About Caja Rural Señor de LurenCaja 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 Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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