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Lucila Maribel
Lucila lives in the city of Ica. She is 33 years old, and she is a young woman with a great will to live and above all to show that she can advance in spite of adversity. Lucila is a single mother. Every day she offers all her love to her two children, whom she adores, and above all she would give her life to be able to give them a life of dignity and raise them to be good people. Day after day Lucila works with much effort in her little grocery business. For four years now, she has worked about eight hours a day in her business, and she feels very proud and happy with what she does. For this reason, she believes that things are going very well for her in her business.

Lucila is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to the great help that they have offered her, she will be able to buy more merchandise for her business, such as wholesale canned milk, sugar, pasta, and rice by the sack, among other items. In this way she will be able to have a greater variety of products and improve her income. Thus she will continue striving to make her greatest dream a reality: "to give a good education to her children and improve their quality of life."
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Lucila vive en la ciudad de Ica, tiene 33 años de edad y es una joven con muchas ganas de vivir y sobre todo demostrar que puede salir adelante a pesar de la adversidad, Lucila es madre soltera, cada día le brinda todo su amor a sus 2 hijos a los cuales adora y sobre todo daría la vida para poder darles una vida digna y hacerlos personas de bien. Día a día Lucila trabaja con mucho esmero en su pequeño negocio de venta de abarrotes, ella trabaja alrededor de 8 horas al día en su negocio desde hace ya 4 años y se siente muy orgullosa y contenta con lo que hace por ello ella cree que le va muy bien en el negocio.

Lucila está muy agradecida con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la gran ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá comprar más mercadería para su negocio como leche enlatada al por mayor, azúcar, fideo, arroz por saco, entre otros, de esta manera ella podrá tener mayor variedad de productos y poder mejorar sus ingresos, de esta manera ella seguirá luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Darle una buena educación a sus hijos y mejorar su calidad de vida”.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,784,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Lucila Maribel to buy merchandise (canned milk wholesale, sugar, pasta, rice by the sack, and other items) for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2012
Nov 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013