Miguel is a married man whose wife is a teacher in a school in the city. He has a three-year-old son. Miguel has been a taxi driver for over 2 years, working in and around Ica and also offering his services to tourists in the city's hotels.
The challenge he faces is that he is in the taxi all day, and sometimes until the early hours of the morning, in order to earn a little more money to cater for his family's well-being. Miguel is very grateful to Kiva lenders for his loan, as this is the second time that he has received their support. The loan will enable him to improve his grocery business by cementing over the walls and buying stock, which will allow him to improve his income and strive to realise his greatest dream: "To finish building his house and buy another vehicle so as to improve his family's quality of life".
El señor Miguel es casado, su esposa es profesora trabaja en un colegio de la ciudad, tiene un hijo de 3 años de edad, Miguel se dedica a la actividad de taxista por mas de 2 años,viene realizando esta labor, trabajando en el cercado de Ica y también para los hoteles brindándole servicio a los turistas,los desafíos que enfrenta es estas en taxi todo el día y aveces hasta de madrugada para ganar un poco mas de dinero para el bienestar de su familia, el crédito que Miguel esta muy agradecido a los prestamistas Kiva ya que es la segunda vez que le brindan su apoyo y gracias a ello el podrá mejorar su negocio de bodega, ya que realizara tarrajeo de paredes y comprar mercadería para su negocio, lo que le permitira mejorar sus ingresos y luchar para poder hacer realidad su mas grande sueño:" Terminar de construir su casa, y adquirir otra movilidad para así mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia".
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.