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Olinda Maribel
Olinda is a 32 year old woman living in the city of Pisco together with her husband and two young children. She is a very kind, hardworking, and enthusiastic person who puts all of her effort into getting her family ahead. Unfortunately, due to a lack of economic resources and the need to work, Olinda was not able to study toward a professional career in Accounting, as she had hoped.

Of her own initiative, Olinda works in her grocery store selling food and beverages. She works about 12 hours a day, everyday, and she believes her dedication and the good prices she offers her customers work well for her store.

Olinda is very grateful to Kiva donors. Thanks to the help they have provided Olinda will purchase a greater quantity and variety of merchandise and thus be able to continue working and striving to achieve her dream of owning her own mini-market.
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Olinda es una mujer de 32 años, vive en la ciudad de Pisco con su esposo y sus dos pequeños hijos, ella es una persona muy amable, trabajadora y entusiasta, que dedica todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia; lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos y por la necesidad de trabajar, Olinda no pudo estudiar la carrera profesional de Contabilidad que deseaba.
Por iniciativa propia, Olinda trabaja en su negocio de venta de abarrotes y bebidas, ella trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 12 horas y cree que le va bien por su dedicación y por los buenos precios que ofrece a sus clientes.
Olinda se encuentra muy agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada comprará mayor cantidad y variedad de mercadería, así pues Olinda seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de tener su minimarket.

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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
  • 76
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,829,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Olinda Maribel purchase merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 24, 2013
Aug 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014