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Orlith is 62 years old and she lives in Pucallpa with her husband and 4 older children. She is a friendly person, and hard working, as well as enthusiastic. Alongside her husband she has dedicated her efforts to giving her family a better tomorrow. Unfortunately, Orlith could not finish her secondary studies, but thanks to her hard work she was able to study for a career in sewing and in her free time she likes to cook a delicious meal called Sudado de Pescado to share with her family.
On her own initiative, and through hard work and determination, Orlith began working in agriculture. She has a small yuca field and with the help of her husband, they take care of the many different jobs required in the fields. Additionally, she has a small grocery business where she works everyday for around 10 hours and she believes that things are going well for her due to her experience and for the friendly service she provides.
Orlith is very thankful for the lenders at Kiva because it is thanks to their help she will be able to cover the maintenance costs, the purchase of fertilizer and also help to cover expenses of the harvest. In this way, Orlith will be able to see her crop grow and will be able to have better sales. And so, she will continue to work hard in order to achieve her dream of expanding her harvests and having a variety of crops.
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Orlith es una mujer de 62 años, vive en la ciudad de Pucallpa con su esposo, tiene 4 hijos ya mayores e independientes, ella es una persona muy amable, trabajadora y entusiasta, que junto con su esposo han dedicado todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia; lamentablemente Orlith no pudo terminar sus estudios secundarios, pero gracias a su esfuerzo puedo estudiar una pequeña carrera técnica de Costura, en sus ratos libres le gusta cocinar un riquísimo Sudado de Pescado para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Orlith se dedica a la agricultura, ella tiene un pequeño cultivo de yuca, el cual con ayuda de su esposo dedican diversas labores de campo, adicionalmente tiene una pequeña tienda de abarrotes, ella trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 10 horas y cree que le va bien por su experiencia y por el trato amable que brinda a los demás.
Orlith se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá cubrir los gastos del mantenimiento, abono y cosecha de su cultivo, de esta manera Orlith podrá lograr que su cultivo se desarrolle adecuadamente y logre una buena venta, así pues ella seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de ampliar sus cosechas y la variedad de sus cultivos.

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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
  • 73
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Orlith to cover maintenance costs and purchase fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 18, 2013
Mar 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013