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Oscar Benavide
Oscar, 50, is happily married. He lives in the city of Pisco wih his wife. He has always ben a happy, hard-working person, dedicated to the needs of his famly. Oscar has 2 grown children, both married with children of their own. Oscar dearly loves his grandchildren and wants to help his children support and educate them.
Oscar started his small auto repair business, with help from his family, 6 years ago. He operates the business in a rented space. He works about 10 hours a day and sees an average of 10 customers. He says that the business is successful because he provides a good service and many of his customers are referrals from other customers.
Oscar wants to thank Kiva lenders because he will be able to use this loan to buy the tools he needs--an air compressor, an electric drill, a hydraulic jack, a toolbox, etc.--to operate his business. The investment will allow him to provide the best possible service to his customers and, in turn, increase his income and his family's quality of life. For he future, he wants to provide a better future for his family and, in the not too distant future, buy a workshp of his own.
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Oscar es un hombre de 50 años, se encuentra felizmente casado, vive en la ciudad de Pisco con su esposa, él siempre ha sido una persona muy alegre, trabajadora y entusiasta, que ha dedicado todos sus esfuerzos para sacar adelante a su familia, Oscar tiene 2 hijos quienes actualmente ya son mayores de edad, son casados y tienes sus hijos, Oscar quiere mucho a sus nietos y desea poder ayudarlos en su crianza y educación.
Gracias al apoyo de su familia y a su gran deseo por salir adelante, desde hace 6 años, Oscar emprendió su pequeño negocio de taller de mecánica para autos y motos, él cuanta con un local alquilado para realizar su labor, dedica a su negocio un aproximado de 10 horas diarias en las cuales puede atender un promedio de 10 clientes, Oscar cree que su negocio marcha bien debido a que es recomendado por sus clientes, por su buen trabajo y trato amable.
Oscar se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra herramientas, tales como: una compresora de aire para pintado, un taladro, gata hidráulica, caja de herramientas, entre otros; de esta manera tendrá su negocio mejor acondicionado con las herramientas necesarias para brindar un buen servicio a sus clientes y con ello podrá incrementar sus ingresos económicos, con los cuales espera poder darle una mejor calidad de vida para su familia y en un futuro no muy lejano desea poder tener su propio taller de trabajo.

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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
  • 109
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,069,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD