With much dedication, Diego works day to day as a laborer in a heavy cargo firm in his city. He works about 10 hours daily and feels good doing his work as a watchman and he believes that he does well because he’s esteemed for the good work he does and the kind way he treats others.
Diego is very grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to the help they’ve given him he will be able to add a room to his house since currently Diego and his family live in a little house made out of matting and sticks and during the winter when temperatures drop they are cold and suffer a lot because of the rain. In this way, Diego will be able to offer more safety and wellbeing to his family and in the not too distant future he’ll be able to have his house built completely.
Con mucho empeño, día a día Diego trabaja como obrero en una empresa de carga pesada de su ciudad, él labora un aproximado de 10 horas diarias y se siente a gusto realizando su trabajo de vigia cuadrador y cree que le va bien porque lo consideran por su buen desempeño y por su trato amable hacia los demás.
Diego se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la construcción de un cuarto en su vivienda, ya que actualmente Diego y su familia viven en una casita construida de esteras y palos, y pasan en la época de invierno cuando la temperatura baja, pasan mucho frío y sufren por las lluvias; de esta manera Diego podrá brindar mayor seguridad y bienestar a su familia y en futuro no muy lejano desea poder tener su casa construida totalmente.
About Caja Rural Señor de LurenCaja 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 Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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