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Luis Ernesto
Luis is 55 years old. He lives with his wife who is his strength and gives him the energy to persevere and to succeed. Their home is in the city of Ica, which is known for its warm and comfortable climate; therefore, its main industries are agriculture and cattle ranching. Luis is a hardworking man. During the day, he works on his land growing cotton for around nine hours a day. He likes his work because he thinks he will do well due to his good spirits and his good techniques.

Luis is very thankful to the Kiva microlenders because thanks to their help he has been able to buy fertlizer and pay for the cleaning and watering of his land. This way he will be able to have a better harvest and continue working towards making his dream of owning a ranch come true.
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Luis tiene 55 años vive al lado de su esposa, la cual es su fuerza y sobre todo quien le da ánimo para seguir y salir adelante, la vivienda de Luis se encuentra en la ciudad de Ica, la cual se caracteriza por tener un clima muy cálido y acogedor, asimismo se desarrolla la agricultura y la ganadería. Luis es un hombre muy trabajador, día a día traba en su parcela en la cual ha sembrado algodón, el trabaja alrededor de 9 horas al día y sobre todo le gusta mucho su trabajo por ello el cree que le va bien, porque lo trabaja de buena manera y muchos ánimos.

Luis está muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar abono, fertilizantes, así como también cubrir los gastos de riego y limpieza de la parcela, de esta manera el podrá tener una buena cosecha y podrá seguir luchando cada día para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Tener una hacienda”.

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
  • 80
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,191,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Luis Ernesto purchase of fertilizers, manure, and watering fees among other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 15, 2012
Listed
Oct 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013