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Luis Armando
Luis, age 55, is from the city of Chincha. The city is known for its beautiful beaches and its warm climate. It is also known for being the birthplace of great Peruvian sports heroes. Above all, it is known for the generosity of its people and for the great seasoning used in food preparation. One of Luis’s favorite dishes is the delicious “Carapulcra” (a spicy Peruvian stew). One of his favorite pastimes is playing soccer, especially when he is downhearted or worried.

Luis works as a bricklayer, and he works around ten hours a day. It is very hard work, but he does it with great devotion. Therefore, he believes that his business is going well for him. His customers are happy with his work, and they recommend him.

Luis is very grateful to the Kiva lenders. Thanks to their support he will be able to perform maintenance on the vehicle he uses to transport the materials he uses. He will also buy tools and materials to do his work. This will allow him to have a vehicle that is in good shape for transporting his tools. He will no longer have to rent a vehicle or tools.

This way he will continue struggling each day in order to be able to fulfill his big dream of, “Having a construction company”.
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Luis tiene 55 años, vive en la ciudad de chincha, ciudad que se caracteriza por sus hermosas playas, su clima cálido, así como también es la cuna de grandes glorias del deporte peruano y sobre todo por la generosidad de sus pobladores y su buena sazón para la preparación de platillos, es por ello que en especial uno de los platos favoritos de Luis es la riquísima “Carapulcra”; uno de sus pasatiempos favoritos es jugar futbol en especial cuando se siente desanimado o tiene alguna preocupación.

Luis trabaja como albañil, le dedica a su trabajo alrededor de 10 horas diarias, es un trabajo muy duro pero él lo realiza con muchas ganas por ello el cree que le va bien en su negocio ya que sus clientes se sientes satisfechos con su labor y lo recomiendan.

Luis está muy agradecido con los prestatarios kiva ya que gracias a su apoyo el podrá darle mantenimiento a vehículo en el cual transporta los materiales que utiliza así como también para comprar herramientas y materiales para la realización de su trabajo, lo que le permitirá tener un vehículo en buen estado para transportar sus herramientas y ya no tener que alquilar movilidad ni tampoco herramientas, así seguirá luchando cada día para poder cumplir su más grande sueño.” Tener una empresa de construcción”.

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
  • 127
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,130,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Luis Armando to buy tools and perform vehicle maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 17, 2012
Listed
Feb 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013