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Carlos
Carlos is 53 years old. He is a responsible and hardworking man. He lives in his own home with his wife and 6 children. His profession is that of a bricklayer, and he is a specialist in making floors, columns, roofs, taking up bricks and coating walls in cement. When he was still young, he worked as an assistant, gaining experience in the profession and presently it is his main source of income, allowing him to support his family. His efficiency and effort at work has allowed him to gain customers who are very satisfied, and they have recommended Carlos to their friends. He enjoys his work; he has spent 35 years doing it and his biggest problem is letting jobs go due to a lack of materials. In the future, he plans on adquiring machinery to install mayolica tiles and in this way increase his profits. This is his tenth loan with MFP, and he is committed to making his payments as he has done thus far. He has no problems with the other members of the group, because they are very responsible people. With this loan that he will receive, he plans on buying materials and in this way be able to work calmly and quickly.
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Carlos tiene 53 años, es un hombre muy responsable y trabajador, vive en su casa propia junto a su esposa y sus 6 hijos. El oficio que tiene es de albañil, siendo especialista en hacer pisos, columnas, techos, alzar ladrillos y revestir las paredes de cemento. Cuando aún era joven trabajó de ayudante, ganando así la experiencia de este oficio, siendo actualmente su principal fuente de ingresos, permitiéndole sustentar a su familia. Su eficacia y empeño en el trabajo le ha permitido ganar a sus clientes, quienes muy satisfechos, han recomendado el oficio de Carlos con sus amistades. Disfruta de su trabajo; de esa manera han transcurrido 35 años en esta labor y su mayor impotencia es dejar pasar oportunidades de trabajo, por la falta de material de trabajo. En adelante piensa adquirir maquinarias especiales para instalar mayólicas y de ese modo sus rentas aumenten. Este es su décimo crédito con MFP, y se compromete en pagar como hasta hoy lo hace, sus cuotas. Con sus compañeras de grupo, no tiene dificultades, por lo que son personas muy responsables. Con éste crédito que recibirá, piensa comprar materiales y de ese modo pueda trabajar con tranquilidad y rapidez.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,953,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Carlos to buy tools to facilitate his work as a bricklayer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 1, 2010
Listed
Aug 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2011