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Elisa Raquel
Elisa is an enterprising women, she is 31 years old, a single mother, and lives in Ica with her family.

As a single mother, she had to look for a way to get ahead alone, to be able to provide a better future for her child. However, this was not an impediment.

For the past few years, she has worked in various farms in the Inca region and it is going very well for her since she is very responsible, hard-working, honest and has a strong desire to get ahead.

Elisa is very grateful to the Kiva lenders because, with the support that they have offered her, she will be able to purchase a washing machine to open a small laundromat business, and with this get additional income, which she will be able to save so in the future she can achieve her biggest dream: to have her own house.
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Elisa es una mujer emprendedora, tiene 31 años de edad, es madre soltera y vive en Ica junto a su familia.
Al ser madre soltera tuvo que buscar la manera de salir adelante sola, para poder brindar un mejor futuro a su hijo. Sin embargo, eso no fue impedimento. Desde hace varios años trabaja en los diferentes Fundos Agrícolas de la Zona de Ica y le va muy bien porque es muy responsable, trabajadora, honesta y con muchos deseos de superación.
Elisa está agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado ella podrá comprar una lavadora para poder iniciar un pequeño negocio de lavandería, con esto obtendrá un ingreso adicional, el que podrá ahorrar para más adelante cumplir su gran sueño: "Tener su casa propia".

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
  • 86
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,797,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Elisa Raquel to purchase a washing machine to open a small laundromat business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 30, 2014
Jul 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015