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Alejandrina is an enterprising woman. She is 47 years old, married, and lives with her family in Palpa.

Her greatest motivation in life is her children and that is why she has worked from a young age to be able to help with the household expenses and provide a better future for her family.

For more than three years she has been selling fruit at the main market of the city where she lives. It is going very well because she is a very responsible and hard-working person, always very attentive and friendly with her customers.

Alejandrina is grateful to the Kiva lenders, because with the support they have offered her she will be able to buy merchandise for stocking her business and in this way can obtain greater earnings. With this she will be able to improve her family's quality of life and continue striving as she has always done, to fulfill her greatest dream: "To have my own business in my home." Thank you Kiva.
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Alejandrina es una mujer emprendedora, tiene 47 años de edad, es casada y vive en Palpa junto a su familia.
Su mayor motivación en la vida son sus hijos, es por eso que desde muy joven ha trabajado para poder apoyar con los gastos del hogar y poder brindar un futuro mejor a su familia.
Desde hace más de 3 años se dedica a la venta de frutas en el Mercado principal de la Ciudad donde vive, le va muy bien porque es una persona muy responsable, trabajadora, innovadora y siempre es muy atenta y amable con los clientes.
Alejandrina está agradecida con los prestamistas Kiva porque con el apoyo que le han brindado ella podrá comprar mercadería para surtir el negocio y así pueda obtener mayores ganancias. Con esto ella podrá mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia y seguirá luchando como siempre lo ha hecho para poder cumplir su gran sueño: "Tener un negocio propio en su domicilio". Gracias Kiva

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is designed for people who have no access to financial services because they lack collateral or credit history, or run informal businesses. Caja Señor de Luren identifies these clients through a unique scoring system that evaluates their repayment capacity based on socio-economic and demographic indicators. The goal is to expand access to credit to vulnerable borrowers, empowering them to improve their income and living conditions.

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
  • 47
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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 $550 helped Alejandrina to buy merchandise for her business selling fruit.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 30, 2015