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Carlos Jesus
Carlos is 39 years old and lives in the Parcona district, which is known for its hot climate and agriculture production, especially cotton. When Carlos has free time, he likes to play soccer with his neighborhood friends. He also likes to eat one of his favorite dishes, the delicious "Ceviche," a fish dish. He only completed secondary studies but he would have liked to study Mechanical Engineering.

Carlos works hard in his business as a taxi driver. He works around 10 hours a day and service up to 40 customers in one day. He believes that his business is going well because he is friendly and, above all, always very responsible when he drives. For this reason, people always recommend him.

Carlos is very grateful for the Kiva loans and thanks to the help that they ave given him, he will be able to buy merchandise such as rice, sugar, noodles, household cleaning products, mixed vegetables, soft drinks among others to start his grocery business, among other products. This way, he will be able to increase his income and quality of life, and to keep working in order to achieve his greatest desire: to have a car.
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Carlos tiene 39 años, vive en el distrito de Parcona, el cual es conocido por su clima cálido, también se desarrolla la agricultura en especial el cultivo de algodón. Cuando dispone de un tiempo libre le gusta jugar futbol con sus amigos de su barrio, también le gusta comer uno de sus platillos favoritos el cual es el riquísimo “Ceviche”. El solo tuvo estudios secundarios pero le hubiera gustado estudiar Ingeniería Mecánica.

Carlos trabaja con mucho esfuerzo en su negocio como chofer de taxi, el le dedica a sui trabajo alrededor de 10 horas al día y puede atender hasta 40 clientes en el día, el cree que le va bien en su negocio porque es muy amable con los clientes y sobre todo es muy responsable cuando conduce, por ello siempre lo recomiendan.

Carlos esta muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ay que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar mercadería como arroz, azúcar, fideos, productos de limpieza para el hogar, menestras, gaseosas, entre otros, para iniciar su negocio de venta de abarrotes, entre otros; así el podrá mejorar sus ingresos y su calidad de vida y seguir trabajando para hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Tener un auto”.

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
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Carlos Jesus to buy merchandise (rice, sugar, noodles, household cleaning products, mixed vegetables, soft drinks, among others).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 10, 2012
Listed
May 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013