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Stephany Cristina
Stephany, 19, is a young woman who lives in the city of Nazca, which is known for its warm, welcoming climate. It also has tourist attractions such as the Nazca Lines and the Cahuachi aqueducts. Stephany enjoys listening to music in her brief free time since she works at a shoe store in the city. Through her work she is able to help her parents cover the household expenses. She works eight hours a day and gets up every morning with optimism. Stephany believes work is going well because she is very kind to the customers and responsible.

Stephany is very grateful to Kiva lenders, because thanks to them she is able to pay for her higher education, having begun work on an Accounting degree. This means she can attend classes without any problems and continue working toward her goal of "Finishing her professional career and helping her family.".
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Stephany es una joven de 19 años de edad, ella vive en la ciudad de Nazca, la cual se caracteriza por su clima cálido y acogedor, asimismo posee atractivos turísticos como las líneas de Nazca y los acueductos de Cahuachi. Stephany disfruta de escuchar música en sus pocos tiempos libres ya que ella trabaja como empleada en una zapatería de su ciudad, y con el fruto de su trabajo puede apoyar a sus padres con los gastos del hogar, ella trabaja 8 horas al día y cada día se levanta con muchos ánimos; es por ello que Stephany cree que le va bien en su trabajo porque es muy amable con lo clientes que atiende en su trabajo y es muy responsable.

Stephany está muy agradecida con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá solventar los gastos de matrícula ya que ha ingresado a la carrera de Contabilidad, de esta manera ella podrá asistir a sus clases sin ningún problema y seguir luchando para poder mejorar cada día y luchar por cumplir su más grande sueño:” Terminar su carrera profesional y apoyar a su familia”.

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
  • 41
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,459,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Stephany Cristina to pay for higher education costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014