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Angelina is a 51-year-old woman living in the city of Pucallpa. She has two adult children who she loves and are her main reason for living. For various reasons, Angelina separated from her husband many years ago and since then she’s been both father and mother to her children. She’s a very kind, hardworking woman who very much wants to get ahead. Unfortunately, Angelina was unable to study nursing because she had to go to work very young but she would have loved to have done so. In her free time she enjoys spending pleasant time with her family and sometimes cooks a delicious Chicken with Rice to pamper them with.

On her own initiative and with much effort and dedication, Angelina works in her small business selling beverages. She starts work every day very early in the morning and can work up to 12 hours daily. She thinks she does well because of the good prices she offers her customers.

Angelina is grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to the support provided she will be able to buy merchandise like soft-drinks, mineral water and beer, among others for her business. In this way, Angelina will have the business well-stocked and will be able to increase sales and income this way that will help her to gradually expand the business and become a distributorship.
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Angelina es una mujer de 51 años, vive en la ciudad de Pucallpa, ella tiene 2 hijos ya mayores, a quienes ama y son su principal razón en la vida, por diversas razones Angelina se separó de su esposo desde hace muchos años, desde entonces ella ha sido padre y madres para sus hijos, ella es una persona muy amable, trabajadora, que tiene muchos deseos por salir adelante; lamentablemente Angelina no pudo estudiar la carrera profesional de Enfermería, ya que desde muy joven tuvo que trabajar, pero le hubiera gustado mucho poder hacerlo, en sus ratos libres le gusta compartir gratos momentos con su familia y en alguna de estas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo Arroz con Pollo para engreírlos.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Angelina trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de bebidas, todos los días desde tempranas horas de la mañana inicia su labor, ella puede trabajar un aproximado de 12 horas y cree que le va bien por los buenos precios que ofrece a sus clientes.
Angelina se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de mercadería para su negocio, tales como gaseosas, agua mineral, cervezas, entre otros; de esta manera Angelina tendrá su negocio mejor abastecido, con ello espera aumentar sus ventas e incrementar sus ingresos económicos, los cuales le servirán de mucho para que poco a poco pueda ampliar su negocio y convertirse en una distribuidora.

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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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,316,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Angelina to buy merchandise for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 6, 2012
Nov 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013