Sadly, she lost her beloved husband. Since then, she has become the principal pillar of support for her children. Unfortunately, due to lack of financial resources she had to work from the time she was very young, so she was not able to pursue a degree in nursing. In her free time she likes to cook. She especially enjoys making the delicacy Carapulcra con Sopa Seca (a dish made with chicken, pork and noodles) to share with her family.
On her own initiative, with much sacrifice and dedication, Dionisia runs her own small business selling fruit, especially fried items such as salted potatoes, salted chicken, hot dogs and hamburgers. She also has a business renting out a mototaxi to other drivers. She works every day for approximately 10 hours. She believes that things are going well thanks to the good flavor of her food and the friendly service that she provides to her customers.
Dionisia is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to their help she will be able to purchase a small stand in the central market of her city. In this way she will be able to reach a larger number of customers and will be able to attend to them in a more suitable environment.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación Dionisia trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de comida, en especial frituras, como salchipapas, salchipollos, hamburguesas y otros, adicionalmente también trabaja alquilando una mototaxi a otros choferes que brindan servicios de transporte, ella trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 10 horas y cree que le va bien por su buena sazón y por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Dionisia se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de un pequeño puesto de ventas en el mercado central de su ciudad, de esta manera podrá conseguir mayor cantidad de clientes y podrá atenderlos en un lugar adecuado.
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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 LurenCaja 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.
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