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Pedro Faustino
Pedro is a young man who earns a living offering motorcycle taxi service in the district of the city of Ica. This job requires a lot of time of him. He works approximately 10 hours a day, in which time he can earn between 70 and 90 PEN a day. He enjoys his work very much, although he confesses to us that he would have enjoyed being able to study architecture and becoming a great designer of houses and other things.

His favorite pastime is being able to listen to music. This is why in his motorcycle taxi he has connected some speakers that allow him to listen all day long to the music he most likes while he conducts his small business.

Pedro knows that his business is successful because currently the city of Ica has become a very commercial city, which has generated various jobs, the same ones that require people to get to their jobs, to carry merchandise, or other activities they want to do. Pedro also knows that there is a lot of competition and this is why he wants Kiva lenders to help him, so he can make a repair and give general maintenance to his motorcycle taxi. In this way his passengers will feel more comfortable and in some way will be able to enjoy their trip. It is likely that if his customers approve of the service he gives them, they will ask him to pick them up at certain times and places.
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Pedro es un joven que se gana la vida brindando el servicio de moto taxi en el cercado de la ciudad de Ica, esta actividad le demanda mucho tiempo, aproximadamente trabaja un promedio de 10 horas diarias, tiempo en el que puede obtener una ganancia entre S/.70 y S/.90 diarios, él disfruta mucho de su trabajo, aunque nos confiesa que le hubiese gustado podido estudiar Arquitectura y convertirse en un gran diseñador de casas y otros.

Su pasatiempo favorito es poder escuchar música, es por eso que en su moto taxi ha conectado unos parlantes que le permiten escuchar todo el día la música que más le gusta mientras conduce su pequeño negocio.

Pedro sabe que su negocio tiene éxito porque actualmente la ciudad de Ica se ha convertido en una ciudad muy comercial y esto ha generado diversos puestos de trabajo, el mismo que solicita que las persones se transporten para llegar a sus trabajos, para traer mercadería u otras actividades que deseen realizar, Pedro también sabe que existe demasiada competencia y es por eso que desea que los prestatarios Kiva puedan ayudarlo y así pueda hacerle una reparación y mantenimiento general a su moto taxi para que sus pasajeros se sientan más cómodos y de algún modo puedan disfrutar de su viaje, es probable que si el servicio que él les brinda a sus clientes es aprobado por ellos, entonces le solicitarán que los recojan a horas indicadas en sitios señalados.

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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,917,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Pedro Faustino to make general repairs to his motorcycle taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 10, 2012
Listed
Jan 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013