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Juan
Juan is a very hardworking man and the father of a 12-year-old son whom he loves very much. Juan works very hard to get ahead and to provide for his son. His home is located in Ica, a city that is known for its hot climate and as a major tourist attraction, since it is home to the famous Huacachina lagoon. Ica is an agricultural city, with an emphasis on the cultivation of cotton, asparagus and grapes. In his free time, Juan like to fix things, and is a very handy man. He also enjoys eating one of his favorites dishes, “Tallarines Rojos” (red pasta).

Juan works every day in his metal working business, where he also tempers glass. He works about 10 hours per day, and can complete projects for three clients each day, depending on the size and complexity of their orders. He believes that business is going so well because he is very responsible and follows through on projects for his clients.

Juan is very grateful to Kiva lenders for their support, which will help him to purchase fiberglass for use in various projects and structures for wholesale. This will allow him to improve his income and quality of life for his son, and will help him towards fulfilling his dream of establishing a chain of glass and metal workshops.
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Juan es un hombre muy trabajador, es padre de u hijo de 12 años de edad al cual quiere muchísimo y por el cual trabaja muy duro para salir adelante, su vivienda se ubica en la ciudad de Ica, ciudad que se caracteriza por tener un clima cálido en cualquier época del año, asimismo es visitada por infinidad de turistas ya que allí se encuentra la laguna de Huacachina, asimismo en una ciudad donde se realiza la agricultura, en especial el cultivo de algodón, esparrago y uva. En su tiempo libre a Juan le gusta arreglar cosas es muy ingenioso por ello siempre se distrae de esa manera, asimismo le encanta comer uno de sus platillos favoritos que son los “Tallarines Rojos”.

Día a Día Juan trabaja en su negocio de elaboración de Estructuras metálicas y mantenimiento de vidrios templados, el se dedica a su negocio alrededor de 10 horas diarias y puede atender hasta 3 clientes al día según el tamaño de los pedidos; el cree que le va bien en su negocio porque es muy responsable y cumplido con los pedidos que le hacen.

Juan está muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar fibra de vidrio para las estructuras al por mayor y así mejorar sus ingresos y podrá mejorar la calidad de vida de su hijo, lo que le permitirá seguir adelante y luchar para hacer cumplir su mas grande sueño: “Tener una cadena de vidrierías”.

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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
  • 64
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,967,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD