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Yasmin is thirty-five years old. She has four children, who she loves very much. She would give her own life for them in order to offer them a life with dignity and above all, to offer them everything that she could not have when she was young. Yasmin's home is located in the city of Ica, which is characterized by its warm and friendly climate, and its developed agriculture. Thanks to this, Yasmin makes a living in agriculture, especially in growing cotton, grapes, lima beans, and others. Yasmin has worked since she was very young; she needed to support her parents since they had few economic resources.

Day to day, Yasmin works as a farmer. She works for about nine hours a day. She believes that her work is going well because she is responsible and above all, because she likes to cultivate her plants.

Yasmin is very thankful to the Kiva loaners. Thanks to the help they have offered her, she will be able to buy manure, fertilizers, and other items that will allow her to maintain her crops well, and to be able to have a good harvest. This will improve her income and she will be able to fight to make her greatest dream come true: to give her children a good education and to have another business.
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Yasmin tiene 35 años, es madre de 4 hijos a los cuales quiere muchísimo y por los cuales daría la vida con tal de brindarles una vida digna y sobre todo poder ofrecerles todo lo que no pudo tener cuando era niña. La vivienda de Yasmin se ubica en la ciudad de Ica, la cual se caracteriza por su clima cálido y acogedor, asimismo se desarrolla mucho la agricultura y gracias a ello Yasmin se dedica a la agricultura, especialmente se cultiva algodón, uva, pallares, entre otros. Yasmin trabaja desde muy joven, ya que tuvo la necesidad de apoyar a sus padres debido a los pocos recursos económicos.

Día a día Yasmin trabaja como agricultora, ella trabaja ella le dedica a su trabajo alrededor de 9 horas al día; ella cree que le va bien porque es responsable y sobre todo porque le gusta cultivar las plantas.

Yasmin está muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá comprar abono, fertilizantes, entre otros, con lo cual podrá dar un buen mantenimiento a su cultivo y poder obtener una buena cosecha, así mejorara sus ingresos y podrá luchar para hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Darle una buena educación a sus hijos y tener otro negocio”.

Additional Information

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
  • 74
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,841,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Yasmin to buy manure and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013