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Laureano
Laureano is 57 years old but tells us that he has the spirit and vitality of a youth of 18. He is married, and together with his wife he has an 11 year old son who is in his first year of secondary school and for which he gives life by giving him what is necessary to be happy. Laureano lives in the city of Imperial, a city with extensive agricultural land of top quality, complete with permanent water for irrigation which includes the presence of irrigation canals that have an enormous impact on agricultural production and activity.
Laureano is very hardworking, with much great effort and dedication he managed to save money and forge his business which today is a general store. He works around 9 hours daily, since at night he works as a guard of the beaches of the city. Therefore when nightfall arrives his wife and son are in charge of the business since he goes to perform his other job. It is Laureano who tells us that without sacrifice there is no reward and if one wants to get ahead you have to do what you can. He believes that his business is going well because his family is his best motivation. Additionally they are very close and all cooperate in order to move forward.
Laureano is very thankful to the Kiva lenders since thanks to the help provided he will be able to buy more merchandise and be able to offer a wider variety of products. With this improvement he will be able to have increased profits and be able to save in order to achieve his great dream: “To give a profession to his son and better the quality of life for his family.”
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Laureano tiene 57 años pero el nos comenta que tiene el espíritu y la vitalidad de un joven de 18, el es casado y junto a su esposa tiene un hijo de 11 años de edad el cual cursa el primer año de secundaria y por el cual el da la vida por darle lo necesario y que sea feliz; Laureano vive en la ciudad de imperial, ciudad con extensiones las tierras agrícolas son de primera calidad, las cuales son completadas con aguas permanentes de regadío en donde destacan la presencia de canales de riego que tienen enorme incidencia en la producción y productividad agraria.

Laureano es muy trabajador, con mucho esfuerzo y dedicación logro ahorrar dinero y forjo su negocio actual el cual es la venta de abarrotes, le dedica alrededor de 9 horas diarias, ya que por la noche el trabaja como vigilante de las playas de su ciudad, por ello al ir llegando la noche su esposa y su hijo se encargan del negocio ya que el va a cumplir con su otro trabajo y es Laureano nos dice que sin sacrificio no hay recompensa y si uno quiere salir adelante hay que hacer lo que se pueda, el cree que le va bien en su negocio porque su familia es su mejor motivación además de que son muy unidos y todos cooperan para salir adelante.

Laureano agradece mucho a los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada el podrá comprar más mercadería y podrá ofrecer una mayor variedad de productos, con esta mejora tendrá mayores ingresos y podrá ahorrar para poder cumplir su gran sueño:” Darle una profesión a su hijo y mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia”.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,912,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD