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Viki is a 22-year-old woman who is single and lives in the city of Ica with her parents and siblings. She is a friendly, hardworking, and enthusiastic person who has the drive to succeed. Unfortunately, due to the lack of financial resources and the need to work, Viki was not able to study for a professional degree as she would have liked. She enjoys cooking in her free time. On a few occasions, she will prepare a delicious dish of chicken and rice to share with her family.

Through her own initiative and with great effort and dedication, Viki manages a small business in which she sells beverages and snack foods. She begins every day during the early morning hours and is able to work approximately eight hours. Viki enjoys her work and believes she is doing well because of the friendly service she provides to her customers.

Viki is extremely grateful to the Kiva lenders. Thanks to the assistance they have provided, she will be able to buy merchandise for her business such as snack foods, panettones, beverages, chocolates, and other products. As a result, Viki will have a business that is well-stocked so that she can serve more customers. She will continue working and striving to move forward so that she can achieve her greatest dream of having a house of her own.

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Viki es una mujer de 22 años, es soltera, vive en la ciudad de Ica con sus padres y hermanos, ella es una persona muy amable, trabajadora y entusiasta, que tiene un gran deseo de superación, lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos y por la necesidad de trabajar Viki no ha podido estudiar una carrera profesional, pero le gustaría mucho poder hacerlo, en sus ratos libres le gusta cocinar y en algunas ocasiones prepara un riquísimo Arroz con Pollo para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Viki trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de bebidas y golosinas, ella trabaja todos los días desde tempranas horas de la mañana y puede hacerlo por una aproximado de 8 horas, ella se siente a gusto realizando su labor y cree que le va bien por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Viki se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de mercadería para su negocio, tales como golosinas, panetones, bebidas, chocolates y otros; de esta manera Viki tendrá su negocio mejor abastecido y podrá atender a mas clientes, así pues ella seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para salir adelante y lograr su gran sueño de tener su casas propia.

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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
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,449,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.5
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Viki to buy merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2012
Jan 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 21, 2014