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Juan Manuel
Juan is 21 years old, he is single and lives in the city of Ica. He is a very friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic person who is very keen to get ahead. Unfortunately Juan was not able to study a career in mechanical engineering as he had hoped, but he dreams of being able to do so very soon. In his free time, he seeks out small jobs, and sometimes cooks a delicious dish of Carapulcra con sopa seca to share with his family.

With a lot of hard work, enthusiasm, and thanks to the support of his family, Juan works as a motorcycle taxi driver. He has his own motorcycle taxi which is his main business tool. Juan starts his work in the early hours of the morning every day, going around the streets of the city searching for passengers. On average, Juan can work 12 hours a day, and he thinks that it is going well thanks to his dedication and the friendly treatment he offers his customers.

Juan is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, as thanks to the help that has been given he will be able to buy a motorcycle taxi in order to expand his business. In this way, Juan can continue working and he hopes to increase his financial income, which will be very useful to him so that in the not-so-distant future he can fulfill his dream of being a good professional and have his own business.
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Juan es un joven de 21 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, lamentablemente Juan no ha podido estudiar la carrera profesional de Ingeniería Mecánica que desea, pero sueña con poder hacerlo muy pronto, en sus ratos libres busca pequeños empleos y en algunas ocasiones cocina una riquísima Carapulcra con Sopa Seca para compartir con su familia.
Con mucho empeño, entusiasmo y gracias al apoyo de su familia, Juan trabaja como chofer de mototaxi, él cuenta con una mototaxi propia, la cual es su herramienta principal de trabajo, todas los días desde tempranas horas de la mañana inicia su labor, él sale a recorrer las calles de su ciudad en búsqueda de pasajeros, Juan puede trabajar un promedio de 12 horas diarias y cree que le va bien por su dedicación y por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Juan se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de una mototaxi, a fin de utilizarla para ampliar su negocio; de esta manera Juan seguirá trabajando y espera aumentar sus ingresos económicos, los cuales le servirán de mucho para que en un fututo no muy lejano pueda cumplir su gran sueño de ser un buen profesional y tener su negocio propio.

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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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 118
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,375
    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 Juan Manuel to buy a motorcycle taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 21, 2012
Listed
Oct 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014