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Mario Manuel
Mario is 42 and lives in the town of Camana with his wife and children, whom he loves and are his main reason in life. He is a very kind, hardworking and enthusiastic person. Together with his wife, they dedicate all their efforts to getting their family ahead. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, and on occasion, cooking a delicious beef saltado to share with his family.

With much effort and dedication, Mario works every day to provide transportation services. He has a small car, which he uses as a taxi. Every morning, he goes out in the early hours to drive around the city streets in search of passengers. He can work for approximately 12 hours and he believes he does well because of his pleasant demeanor towards his customers.

Mario is grateful to Kiva lenders, and thanks to the assistance provided, he will perform general maintenance and buy new tires for the car. In this way, Mario will have his vehicle in better condition and he will be able to continue working. He hopes to improve his services and increase their income, which will do much to provide a better life for his family.
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Mario es un hombre de 42 años, vive en la ciudad de Camaná con su esposa y sus hijos, a quienes ama y son su principal razón en la vida, él es una persona muy amable, trabajador y entusiasta, que junto con su esposa dedican todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia, en sus ratos libres le gusta viajar y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo Saltado de Carne para compartir con su familia.
Con mucho empeño y dedicación, día a día Mario trabaja brindando servicios de transporte, el cuenta con un pequeño auto, el cual utiliza para hacer taxi, todas las mañanas desde tempranas horas sale a recorrer las calles de su ciudad en búsqueda de pasajeros, él puede trabajar un aproximado de 12 horas y cree que le va bien por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Mario se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar el mantenimiento general y la compra de llantas nuevas para su auto; de esta manera Mario tendrá su vehículo en mejores condiciones para seguir trabajando, así pues él espera aumentar sus servicios e incrementar sus ingresos económicos, los cuales le servirán de mucho para poder brindar una mejor calidad de vida para su familia.

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More information about this loan

This loan is designed for people who have no access to financial services because they lack collateral or credit history, or run informal businesses. Caja Señor de Luren identifies these clients through a unique scoring system that evaluates their repayment capacity based on socio-economic and demographic indicators. The goal is to expand access to credit to vulnerable borrowers, empowering them to improve their income and living conditions.

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
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,130,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Mario Manuel to perform general maintenance and purchase tires for his car.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 7, 2012
Listed
Nov 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013