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Roberto Carlos
Roberto is a very hardworking young man. He lives in the district of Parcona, which is characterized by its warm and friendly atmosphere; it is also known for its farming and livestock. in his free time he loves to watch television, especially comedies. One of his favorite dishes to eat is a local dish known as Tallarines Rojos (Red Noodles).

With his characteristic charisma, Roberto runs his small business selling products for babies, such as play pens, walkers and other items. He works around 10 hours each day and can serve around 30 customers per day. He believes that his business is going well because he is very friendly to his customers and above all has a lot of patience with the mothers and fathers who come to his shop, especially those who are first-time parents.

He is very grateful to the Kiva lenders since thanks to their help he will be able to buy merchandise for his shop such as bicycles, bathtubs, strollers and other items. This will enable him to offer a greater variety of products to his clients and increase his income. He will continue to fight to make his dream a reality: "to have a chain of stores."
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Roberto es un joven muy trabajador, vive en el distrito de Parcona, distrito que se caracteriza por tener un clima cálido y acogedor, asimismo se desarrolla la agricultura y la ganadería. Roberto en sus tiempos libres le gusta mucho ver televisión, en especial programas de comedia, en ocasiones también le gusta mucho comer uno de sus platillos favoritos el cual son los riquísimos Tallarines Rojos.

Con ese carisma que la caracteriza Roberto trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de productos para bebes, como corralitos, andadores, entre otros, el trabaja alrededor de 10 horas diarias y puede atender hasta 30 clientes diariamente; él cree que le va bien en su negocio porque es muy amable con los clientes y sobre todo tiene mucha paciencia con los papas y mamas que van a su tienda, sobre todo cuando son padres primerizos.

Roberto está muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar mercadería para su negocio como bicicletas, zancudos, tinas de baño, entre otros. Así de esta manera podrá tener más variedad de productos para ofrecer a sus clientes y mejorar sus ingresos, así el podrá seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Tener una cadenas de tiendas”.

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
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,342,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Roberto Carlos to buy merchandise for his shop such as bicycles, bathtubs, strollers and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 28, 2012
Listed
Jul 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013