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Orlando Edward
Orlando is a 40 year old man who lives in the city of Ica, Perú, a city known throughout Perú for the continual intensity of sun that accompanies its residents all year long. In this city that has developed economically in the last few years and that welcomes microentrepreneurs, we find the story of Orlando, a man who earns his living in construction.

Orlando is a man who works an average of 8 to 10 hours daily. During that time he provides different services to different clients. Over time, Orlando has successfully earned a good reputation through the recommendations his clients give to the people they know. He is certain that he has earned that good reputation through the excellent service that he gives to his clients.

With Kiva's help spreading the word about Orlando, he will be able to buy a motorcycle, which will allow him to easily transport himself and his tools to work. With the motorcycle he will have the mobility he needs daily. He knows that having his own transportation will allow him to work in areas that are further away and will allow him to get there easily. He believes that he will be able to increase his earnings. In a few months, Orlando wants to be able to formalize the services that he offers to his clients. With the new income he will earn, he hopes to fulfill his dream of buying himself his own small truck.
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Orlando es un hombre de 40 años que vive en la ciudad de Ica, Perú, la misma que es reconocida a nivel nacional por la permanente intensidad del sol que nos acompaña todo el año. En esta ciudad, que se ha desarrollado económicamente en los últimos años, la misma que da la bienvenida a los microempresarios, se encuentra la historia de Orlando, un hombre que se dedica a la construcción.

Él es un hombre que trabaja un promedio de 8 a 10 horas diarias, tiempo en el que brinda distintos a servicios, a diferentes clientes. Con el tiempo Orlando a logrado en hacerse conocido por las recomendaciones que sus clientes les dan a sus conocidos, y el está seguro que es así por el buen servicio que les brinda.

Con ayuda de Kiva en la difusión de su historia, Orlando podrá adquirir una moto lineal, lo que le permitirá transportarse fácilmente con sus herramientas, de este modo podrá ahorrar la movilidad que necesita diariamente. El sabe que esto podrá permitirle trasladarse a zonas más alejadas y ahorrarse el transporte, considera que podrá tener mayores ingresos. En algunos meses desea poder formalizar el servicio que brinda y con las nuevas ganancias que obtenga desea cumplir su gran sueño Comprarse su propia camioneta.

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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 105
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    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 Orlando Edward to buy a motorcycle to transport himself and his tools to his clients' sites.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 6, 2012
Listed
Mar 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013