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Jose Luis
José Luis is 27 years old and lives in a house that he bought with his partner, 31-year-old Delia, and their three children. He is a carpenter, and [has] made furniture for the past three years in a space that he converted in his home. Additionally, he has a plot of land where he grows coffee and cocoa.

Normally, in his carpentry shop, he relies on the support of a colleague, who helps varnish or put the finishing touches on the wood. He commented that his main customers are his neighbors, but they also bring their furniture to other communities to sell. José enjoys his work because it generates a good income [that allows him] to continue improving, and above all, [contributes] to the well-being of his family. His greatest wish is that the furniture he produces, and brings to the surrounding areas to sell, becomes more well-known to the point that he has to enlarge his carpentry shop.

This is his first loan with MFP and he thanks all the people who make it possible for him to obtain [such a loan]. He also [accepts] the commitment to make his loan payments on time. With the 3,000 nuevos soles that he is requesting, he will purchase wood to continue his work as a carpenter.
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José Luis tiene 27 años, vive en la casa que compró junto a su pareja, Delia de 31 años, y sus tres hijos.
Él es carpintero, se dedica a elaborar muebles en un espacio que acondicionó en su vivienda desde hace 3 años. Pero también tiene una parcela donde tiene cultiva café y cacao. Normalmente en su carpintería cuenta con el apoyo de un colega, quien el ayuda a barnizar o afinar la madera. Comenta que sus vecinos son sus principales clientes, pero también llevan sus muebles a vender a diferentes comunidades. José se siente a gusto con su trabajo, porque le genera un buen ingreso para seguir mejorando y sobre todo el bienestar de su familia. Su mayor anhelo es que los muebles que realiza los lleven a vender a las ciudades aledañas, se haga más conocido hasta tener una carpintería más grande.

Este es su primer crédito con MFP y agradece a todas las personas que hacen posible que lo obtenga. Asimismo, se compromete a ser puntual con sus cronogramas de pago.
Con los 3,000 nuevos soles que ahora solicita comprará madera para continuar con su labor de carpintero.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 87
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,341,375
    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 Jose Luis to buy wood to continue with his work as a carpenter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 18, 2012
Listed
Aug 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 19, 2013