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Luis Alfredo
Luis Alfredo is a responsible person and a hard worker. He lives in Camaná, a city known for it's beautiful beaches, for it's production of rice and for it's warm climate. Luis enjoys dancing during his free time and says that music can distract you from problems you may have. Like a good Peruvian, he loves food, his favorite dish being fried fish. He studied up until the fourth year of secondary school, but he would have liked to study electronics.

Luis drives a mototaxi. He works 10 hours a day. He wakes up very early to begin working and in one day he can serve as many as 50 customers. Many of his customers also wake up early to begin their work. He believes that his business is doing well because he is always friendly with customers.

Luis is very thankful for the loans from Kiva because they have brought him support to be able to perform maintenance on his mototaxi. He has been able to repair the motor on his vehicle. With this improvement he has a vehicle that is more safe and his customers can have more trust in using his service. As a result he can continue saving to be able to attain his great dream of owning his own home.
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Luis Alfredo es una persona muy responsable y trabajador , él vive en Camaná, ciudad caracterizada por sus hermosas playas, por su producción de Arroz y por su clima cálido, Luis disfruta su tiempo libre bailando y es que la música lo distrae de los problemas que pueda tener , como buen peruano le gusta mucho la comida y sobre el riquísimo Pescado Frito, el estudio hasta el cuarto año de educación secundaria, pero le hubiera gustado estudiar Electrónica.

Luis conduce una mototaxi, se dedica a este trabajo 10 horas diarias, se levanta muy temprano para ir a trabajar, en un día puede atender hasta 50 clientes y es que se levanta muy temprano para realizar sus labores, el cree que le va bien en su negocio debido a que es cordial con los clientes.

Luis está muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias al apoyo brindado el podrá realizar mantenimiento a sus mototaxi, asi como tambien reparar el motor de su vehiculo; con esta mejora ya que tendrá un vehículo más seguro y los clientes sentirán mas confianza en utilizar sus servicios; así poder seguir ahorrando para poder cumplir su gran sueño: “Tener su casa propia”

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
  • 115
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,814,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Luis Alfredo to pay for upkeep on his mototaxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 19, 2012
Listed
Jan 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013