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Ines is an entrepreneurial woman who is 62 years old, married and lives in Ica with her family. She has one son who is her greatest pride and for whom she struggles constantly to improve his quality of life. Now he is grown up, and supports Ines as much as he can. For 15 years she has worked in agriculture and it has gone well for her because she is very responsible, hardworking, honest and kind.

Ines is grateful to Kiva lenders because with the help they have offered she will be able to buy supplies such as fertilizers, pesticides as well as pay for labor to maintain her crops, and in this way she will be able to produce higher-quality products and thus earn more income through her sales.
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Ines es una mujer emprendedora tiene 62 años de edad, es casada y vive en Ica junto a su familia.
Tiene un hijo quien es su mayor orgullo y por quien luchó constantemente para mejorar su calidad de vida. Ahora él ya es grande, apoya a Ines en todo lo que esté a su alcance.
Desde hace más de 15 años se dedica a la actividad agrícola y le va muy bien porque es muy responsable, trabajadora, honesta y amable.
Ines está agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado ella podrá comprar insumos como fertilizantes, plaguicidas así como también la mano de obra para el mantenimiento de sus cultivos y de esta manera ella pueda obtener productos de mejor calidad y así obtener mayores ingresos con las ventas.

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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
  • 73
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $63,759,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Ines to buy fertilizers, pesticides and to pay for the maintenance of her crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 26, 2014
Jul 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 25, 2015