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Giancarlo
Giancarlo is a 30 year old man. He is happily married and lives with his wife and small son in the city of Ica of the Santiago district. Thanks to the help from his parents, Giancarlo was able to study the technical field of computing. In his free time he likes to watch television with his little one and once in a while prepares a very tasty ceviche to share with his family.
Three years ago, with a lot of work and enthusiasm Giancarlo started a small business of computer repair, graphic design, printing and photocopy. He works in his business about 10 hours a day and can take care of an average of 30 customers. Giancarlo also owns two moto-taxis which he rents to other drivers. He feels good about his business and believes that it is going well since his customers recommend him for his speed and good service.
Giancarlo is very thankful to the lenders from Kiva, since thanks to their help he will be able to buy new tires and will be able to provide routine maintenance to his moto-taxis. This way Giancarlo can count on vehicles in good condition which he can continue to use to bring in income. With his income he hopes to assure the education and well being of his little one.
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Giancarlo es un hombre de 30 años, se encuentra felizmente casado, él vive con su esposa y su pequeño hijo en la ciudad de Ica, en el distrito de Santiago, gracias al apoyo de sus padres Giancarlo pudo estudiar la carrera técnica de computación, en sus ratos libres le gusta ver televisión junto a su pequeño y en algunas ocasiones prepara un riquísimo Ceviche para compartir con su familia.
Con mucho empeño y entusiasmo, desde hace 3 años Giancarlo puso en marcha su pequeño negocio de reparación de computadoras, diseño gráfico, tipeos y fotocopias; él dedica a su negocio un aproximado de 10 horas diarias y puede atender a un promedio de 30 clientes; adicionalmente Giancarlo cuenta con 2 mototaxis las cuales alquila a otros choferes para que las trabajen; él se siente a gusto en su negocio y cree que le va bien ya que sus clientes lo recomienda por su rapidez y buen trato.
Giancarlo se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de llantas nuevas y podrá darle el mantenimiento general a sus mototaxis; de esta manera Giancarlo contará con sus vehículos en buenas condiciones para poder seguir utilizándolas como fuentes de ingreso, ya que con dichas ganancias espera poder asegurar la educación y bienestar de su pequeño.

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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
  • 54
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,923,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Giancarlo to purchase tires and to provide general maintenance of his moto-taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 10, 2012
Listed
Jul 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 18, 2013