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Jesus is 19 years old. He is a very hard-working and enthusiastic young man, and lives in the city of Chincha. This city is known for being the birthplace of great Peruvian sport heroes. As well, it has a warm climate, beautiful beaches, and its inhabitants are known for the good way they use seasoning in the preparation of any dish.

In his free time Jesús likes to listen to music and play soccer with his friends and neighbors. He also likes to sample one of his favorite dishes, the very delicious "arroz chaufa" (Chinese-style fried rice).

With much effort, Jesús managed to study for a technical career, and he is an electrical technician. He works as a taxi driver and shows great dedication. He works around 12 hours daily, and can serve up to 20 customers in a day. He thinks his business is going well because he is very respectful to his customers.

Jesús is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, because thanks to their help he will be able to do maintenance work on his vehicle, and be able to buy tires and some accessories. This will enable him to have a vehicle that is in good condition and safer for the customers he serves. This will allow him to have greater income and continue his daily struggle to fulfill his great dream: "To study for a university degree and have a vehicle maintenance shop."
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Jesus tiene 19 años, es un joven muy trabajador y entusiasta, vive en la ciudad de Chincha, ciudad que se caracteriza por ser la cuna de grandes glorias del deporte peruano, asimismo tiene un clima cálido, hermosas playas y sus pobladores se caracteriza por tener una buena sazón para la preparación de cualquier platillo. En su tiempo libre a Jesus le gusta escuchar música y jugar futbol con sus amigos y vecinos, también le gusta degustar uno de sus platillos favoritos que es el riquísimo “Arroz Chaufa”. Con mucho esfuerzo Jesus logro estudiar una carrera Técnica y por ello el es Técnico Electricista.

Con mucha dedicación el trabaja como chofer de Taxi, trabaja alrededor de 12 horas diarias y puede atender hasta 20 clientes en el dio, el cree que le va bien en su negocio porque es muy respetuoso con los clientes.

Jesús está muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a su ayuda el podrá realizar un mantenimiento a su vehículo y poder comprar llantas y algunos accesorios para su vehículo, de esta manera el podrá tener un vehículo en buen estado y más seguro para los clientes a los cuales ofrece sus servicio, lo que le permitirá tener mayores ingresos y seguir luchando cada día para poder cumplir su gran sueño:”Estudiar una carrera universitaria y tener un local de servicios de mantenimiento de vehículos”.

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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
  • 102
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,002,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD