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Adalberto Bernardino
Adalberto is 51 years old, single, and lives in the city of Camaná. In his spare time he likes horseback riding with his friends and sometimes cooking a delicious "Spicy Cochayuyo", a typical dish of his city. Unfortunately, because of a lack of financial resources he could not attend university, but would have liked very much to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Thanks to his entrepreneurial spirit and his desire to succeed, Adalberto work in agriculture and has a field in which he grows beans, working approximately 12 hours a day. Adalberto is very comfortable in his business as he has always liked working in the fields, since their parents worked in agriculture and he grew up learning this activity. Adalberto is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, and thanks to this help, will purchase fertilizer and can perform maintenance on his crops. This way, he will be able to sustain crop cultivation and increase his income and in the not-too-distant future, he hopes to buy cattle to start another business.
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Adalberto es un hombre de 51 años, soltero, vive en la ciudad de Camaná, en sus ratos libres le gusta montar a caballo acompañado de sus amigos y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo “Picante de Cochayuyo”, plato típico de su ciudad; lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos no pudo cursar una carrera universitaria, pero le hubiera gustado mucho poder estudiar la carrera de veterinaria.

Gracias a su espíritu emprendedor y a sus ganas de salir adelante, Adalberto se dedica a la agricultura, él cuenta con un terreno en el cual cultiva frejoles, él dedica a su negocio un aproximado de 12 horas diaria, Adalberto se encuentra muy a gusto en su negocio, ya que siempre le ha gustado mucho las labores del campo, ya que sus padres se dedicaban a la agricultura y él crecio aprendiendo esta actividad.
Adalberto se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de abono, fertilizantes y podrá realizar el mantenimiento de su cultivo; de esta manera podrá sostener la cosecha de su cultivo e incrementar sus ingresos y en un futuro no muy lejano, espera poder comprar ganado para iniciar otro negocio.

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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
  • 101
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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 $750 helped Adalberto Bernardino to purchase fertilzer and maintain his crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 2, 2012
Listed
Jun 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012