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Elan Hector
Elan is 22 years old, he is single and he lives with his parents and his siblings in Camaná, a town famous of its hot climate and its beautiful beaches. Elan is a very hard-working and persevering man, and has a great sense of humor. In his free time he likes playing soccer with his friends and his brothers, and at times he like cooking the delicious “Seco de Pollo” (chicken stew) to share it with his family. Unfortunately, he hasn’t been able to study a professional career as he did not have enough money, but he dreams of succeeding in studying Agricultural Science.
Thanks to his enterprising spirit and to his family’s support Elan engages in agriculture: he owns a small plot of land where he grows beans, and he spends approximately 12 hours a day in his field. He enjoys his activity very much, as he has always liked working in the country.
Elans is grateful to Kiva lenders, as thanks to their help he will be able to buy manure and fertilizers to perform maintenance on his crops. This way, he will be able to sustain crop cultivation and increase his income in order to buy a motorcycle trailer for hauling water for his future crops. In this way he hopes to makes his dream come true and finally succeed in studying Agricultural Science, as this will allow his to help his family’s development.
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Elan es un hombre de 22 años, soltero, vive con sus padres y hermanos en la ciudad de Camaná, caracterizada por clima cálido y hermosas playas; Elan es un hombre muy trabajador, persevante, con un gran sentido del humor, en sus ratos libres le gusta jugar futbol con sus amigos y hermanos, y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo “Seco de Pollo” para compartir con su familia; lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos no pudo cursar una carrera profesional, pero sueña con poder estudiar la carrera de Agronomía.
Gracias a su espíritu emprendedor y al apoyo de su familia, Elan se dedica a la agricultura ya que cuenta con un pequeño terreno en el cual cultiva frejoles, él dedica a su negocio un aproximado de 12 horas diaria,él se encuentra muy a gusto en su negocio, ya que siempre le ha gustado mucho las labores del campo.
Elan 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 del cultivo; de esta manera podrá sostener la cosecha de su cultivo e incrementar sus ingresos económicos para con ellos adquirir una motocarga que le servirá para el riego de sus futuras siembras y así de esta manera espera poder cumplir su gran sueño de estudiar la carrera de agronomía para poder ayudar a su familia a salir adelante.

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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 84
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,189,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Elan Hector to buy manure and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 11, 2012
Listed
Jun 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012