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Miguel Antonio
Miguel is 27 years old. He has lived with his aunt for 12 years and loves her very much, as if she were his mother. His house is located in the city of Ica. It is a city characterized by its warm and pleasing climate. There is a lot of farming there, especially cotton, asparagus, grapes and more. Miguel is a hardworking young man dedicated to his job as a truck driver. He works around 8 hours a day, since with his work he is able to help his aunt with the household expenses.

Miguel is very grateful to the Kiva lenders because thanks to the help they have offered he will be able to build a wall to enclose his aunt's house in order to have more security. He will also be able to keep working and fighting to make his biggest dream come true: being able to help his aunt finish building her house.
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Miguel tiene 27 años, vive al lado de su tía desde hace ya 12 años y la quiere muchísimo como si fuera una madre, su vivienda se ubica en la ciudad de Ica, ciudad que se caracteriza por tener un clima cálido y acogedor, asimismo se desarrolla la agricultura, en especial el cultivo de algodón, esparrago, uva, entre otros. Miguel es un joven muy trabajador, el se dedica a sus labores como chofer de carga pesada, el labora alrededor de 8 horas al día, ya que con el fruto de su trabajo puede apoyar a su tía con los gastos del hogar.

Miguel está muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá realizar la construcción de una pared ´para poder cercar la casa de su tía ya que con ello podrá tener más seguridad en la vivienda y el podrá seguir trabajando y luchando para hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Poder ayudar a su tía a terminar de construir su vivienda”.

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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 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.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 100
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD