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José Americo
Mr. Jose Americo C. A. is 55 years old and lives with his son at 557 A Pimentel Street in Ica. He works at the Amazonas Shopping Center (this is an association of workers who were previously street vendors) which is located on Lambayeque Street. He is in the business of selling barley water, purple corn drink, fresh juices, and more. He has been in this business for more than 20 years, initially with his wife. She is currently no longer living with him, but he continues in this work up to the present date. This is his primary source of income and has allowed him to attain the success of his children.

He requests our assistance so that this Christmas season he can invest in the purchase of Christmas ornaments and lights in order to obtain an income that will better allow him to cover his personal expenses.

He has good references from his neighbors and from his associates at the shopping center where he works.
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EL Sr. José Américo C. A. tiene 55 años de edad, vive con su hijo en Ica y trabaja en el Centro Comercial Amazonas (es una asociación de trabajadores que anteriormente eran ambulantes) esto queda en la Calle Lambayeque.

Se dedica a la venta de cebada,chicha, jugos extractos y otros desde hace mas de 20 años empezando primero con su esposa quien en la actualidad no vive con él pero el Sr. continuó con el trabajo hasta la actualidad. Es su principal fuente de ingreso el cual le a permitido lograr que sus hijos salgan adelante.
Solicita que lo apoyemos en esta campaña navideña para poder invertir en la compra de adornos y luces navideñas para poder así obtener un mejor ingreso que le permita cubrir mejor sus gastos personales.
El tiene buenas referencias de parte de los vecinos y los socios del centro comercial donde trabaja.

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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
  • 99
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped José Americo invest for the Christmas season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2009
Dec 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010