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Mario Damian
Mario, age 33, has two little ones, ages six and two. He constantly struggles to be able to get his small family ahead. He is willing to do many things in order to improve his quality of life.

He and his wife currently have a business selling chicken, and they work approximately six hours a day at the business. Basically, the business consists of selling rotisserie chicken, a well-known dish in the country. It is accompanied by french fries, salad, and some sauces. This dish is usually eaten by families on the week-ends.

Mario believes that he has a lot of customers because of his good seasoning. It was his wife who encouraged him to open this type of business. Ever since then they have worked together.

He now needs the Kiva lenders' help. They want to liven up some parts of their place to attract and keep customers. With great effort to improve their income, they want to expand their business in a few years. Then, they want to expand their location.
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Mario es un hombre de 33 años de edad, él tiene 2 pequeños uno de 6 y el otro de 2 años, el constantemente lucha para poder sacar adelante a su péquela familia y está dispuesto a muchas cosas por mejor su calidad de vida.

Actualmente el y su esposa tienen una pollería donde trabajan aproximadamente 6 horas diarias, el negocio básicamente consiste en la venta de pollo a la brasa, un plato muy conocido en el país, acompañado con papas fritas, ensalada y algunas cremas. Este plato es usualmente consumido los fines de semana por las familias.
Mario considera que tiene afluencia de clientes debido a que tiene una buena sazón, fue su esposa la que lo entusiasmo en abrir este tipo de negocio y es desde entonces que laboran juntos.

Actualmente necesitan que los prestatarios Kiva puedan ayudarlos y así ambientar algunas partes de su local, para que los clientes se sientan atraídos y estén decididos a continuar comprando en el mismo lugar. Con gran esfuerzo mejorar sus ingresos y desean que en algunos años su negocio pueda ser ampliado y desde luego ampliar su local.

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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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 94
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,998,275
    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 Mario Damian to improve the ambiance of his chicken business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 23, 2012
Listed
Mar 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013