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Pelagia Aurelia
Pelagia lives in the district of Santiago, and is a woman with great desire to get ahead. Her dream is to give her son a higher quality of life. That's why she works very hard in her job as a farm worker, since it's the only source of income she has to pay household expenses. Pelagia is very grateful to the Kiva lenders because thanks to the help they provided to her, she'll be able to undertake the beginning of purchasing a home. That would give her a place to live of her own, since she currently lives in a house with relatives.
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Pelagia vive en el distrito de santiago, es una mujer con muchas ganas de salir adelante ya que su gran sueño es poder darle a su hijo una mejor calidad de vida. Es por ello que cada día trabaja muy duro en su empleo como obrera de campo en un fundo agrícola, ya que es la única fuente de ingresos que tiene para poder solventar los gastos de su hogar.

Pelagia esta muy agradecida con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado ella podrá dar la inicial par poder comprar una vivienda, ya que actualmente solo vive en casa de familiares, de esta manera tener un lugar propio donde vivir y poder mejorar cada día.

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 Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,996,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Pelagia Aurelia for the beginning of a home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2014
May 31, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 2, 2015