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Carlos Alberto
Carlos is a 30-year-old man. He is single and lives in the city of Ica. He is a very kind, hardworking, and enthusiastic person. He has a great desire to get ahead.

Thanks to his efforts and help from his parents, Carlos was able to study a technical career of Computation and Data Processing. In his free time he likes to play soccer with his friends and neighbors. Sometimes he cooks a delicious Carapulcra with dry soup to share with his family.

With a lot of dedication and enthusiasm, Carlos works daily as a taxi driver. Everyday he works starting early in the morning. He can work approximately 10 hours daily. He thinks he does well because he knows the areas to find a greater quantity of passengers and because he is kind and respectful to his clients.

Carlos is very grateful for the Kiva loans. The loans offer aid to help him with the documents needed to obtain a circulation license. Also, he will purchase new tires for his car. With this his car will be in better condition and he can work without problems.

Carlos expects to continue to work hard to purchase another car and expand his business in the future. Therefore, little by little, Carlos will be able to do well.
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Carlos es un hombre de 30 años, es soltero, vive en la ciudad de Ica, él es una persona muy amable, trabajador y entusiasta, que tiene un gran deseo de superación; gracias a su esfuerzo y al poyo de sus padres, Carlos pudo estudiar la carrera técnica de Computación e Informática, en sus ratos libres le gusta jugar futbol con sus amigos y vecinos, y en algunas ocasiones cocina una deliciosa Carapulcra con Sopa Seca para compartir con su familia.
Con mucho empeño y entusiasmo, día a día Carlos trabaja como chofer de taxi, todas las mañanas desde tempranas horas inicia su labor, el puede trabajar un aproximado de 10 horas diarias y cree que le va bien porque conoce las zonas donde encontrar mayor cantidad de pasajeros, así también por el trato amable y respetuoso que brinda a sus clientes.
Carlos se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar los trámites documentarios para la obtención de la licencia de circulación, así como la compra de un par de llantas para su auto; de esta manera Carlos tendrá su auto en mejores condiciones y podrá realizar su trabajo sin problemas, así Carlos espera seguir esforzándose y trabajando para más adelante poder adquirir otro auto para ampliar su negocio y así poco a poco salir adelante.

Additional Information

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
  • 102
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,006,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Carlos Alberto to complete documents for his circulation license and purchase new tires.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 31, 2012
Listed
Sep 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 18, 2013