Alfredo works daily in his business as a carpenter, especially in the construction of prefabricated houses. He works about 10 hours a day and can serve up to two clients per day, since he is a bit of a workaholic. He thinks he does well in his business because he is very responsible and above all honest with customers, and for that reason they always recommend him.
Alfredo is very grateful to Kiva lenders since thanks to the help they have given he will be able to make improvements to his home such as building walls, because his home is currently made of plywood and woven mats. In this way he can continue improving his family's quality of life and working to fulfill his greatest dream: "To give a good education for their children and to have a larger carpentry shop."
Día a día Alfredo trabaja en su negocio como carpintero, especialmente en la construcción de casas prefabricadas, el trabaja alrededor de 10 horas al día y puede atender hasta 2 clientes en el día ya que es un poco trabajoso; el cree que le va bien en su negocio porque es muy responsable y sobre todo honesto con los clientes por ello siempre lo recomiendan.
Alfredo está muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá realizar mejoras en su vivienda como construir paredes, ya que actualmente su vivienda es de tripley y esteras, de esta manera el podrá ir mejorando la calidad de vida de su familia, con lo cual seguir trabajando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Darle una buena educación a sus hijos y tener una carpintería mas grande”.
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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