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Rosalva Marily
Rosalva, 30, is married with two children, ages 2 months and 7. She is a seamstress and has a workshop in her own home.

Rosalva would like to give her children greater comfort, so she will use this loan to remodel and improve her children's room. In order to do this, she needs to buy cement, bricks, a door, and paint, among others. Her dream in the short term is to buy another sewing machine and to continue improving her home.
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Rosalva, tiene 30 años, es casada y tiene 2 hijos de 7 años y 2 meses. Actualmente es costurera, tiene su taller en su propia casa. Beneficiara desea darle mayor comodidad a sus hijos es por ello que utilizará el crédito para remodelar y mejorar el dormitorio de sus hijos, para ello necesita comprar (cemento, ladrillos, puerta, pintura, entre otros.). Su sueño a corto plazo es comprarse otra máquina de coser y seguir mejorando su vivienda.

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.


About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 45
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $64,489,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Rosalva Marily to remodel and make improvements to her children's room (buying cement, bricks, a door, and paint, among others).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2013
Jan 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014