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Shawni Marleny
Shawni is a 19-year-old young single woman living in the city of Ica, in the district of Santiago with her parents and siblings. She is a very friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic person who has a great desire to improve herself.

Due to her efforts and her parents' help, Shawni is studying Systems Engineering. In her free time she likes to go on the internet and on some occassions cook a delicious dish of rice and duck to share with her family.

By her own initiative, with much persistence and dedication, Shawni works in her small variety store, where she sells an assortment of products such as notebooks, pens, paper, gifts, ribbons, hairpins etc... She works in a small space in her house located in front of a small school, which has helped her increase sales.

Shawni is very thankful to Kiva lenders. Due to the help provided she will be able to purchase a computer, which will help her with her academic work and internship, this way Shawni can continue working and striving to achieve her big dream of becoming a good professional and together with her family she wishes to come out ahead.
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Shawni es una joven de 19 años, es soltera, vive en la ciudad de Ica, en el distrito de Santiago con sus padres y hermanos, ella es una persona muy amable, trabajadora y entusiasta, que tiene un gran deseo de superación; gracias a su esfuerzo y al apoyo de sus padres, Shawni se encuentra estudiando la carrera profesional de Ingeniería de Sistemas, en sus ratos libres le gusta ingresar a internet y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo Arroz con Pato para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Shawni trabaja en su pequeño negocio bazar, donde vende diversos productos, como cuadernos, lapiceros, hojas, regalos, moños y ganchos para cabello y otros, ella trabaja ocupando un pequeño espacio en su vivienda, la cual queda enfrente de un pequeño colegio, el mismo que le ha servido de mucho para aumentar sus ventas.
Shawni se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de una computadora, la cual le servirá de mucho para poder realizar sus trabajos académicos y prácticas, de esta manera Shawni seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de convertirse en una buena profesional y junto a su familia desea salir adelante.

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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
  • 51
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,757,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.5
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Shawni Marleny to purchase a computer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 26, 2013
Apr 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014