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Jonathan Gerardo
Jonathan, 19, is a single, young man living in the city of Chincha with his parents and siblings. He’s a very kind, hardworking, enthusiastic person who very much wants to improve. Thanks to his effort and family support, Jonathan is studying Tourism, Hotel Management and Gastronomy. In his free time he likes to find small jobs to do and sometimes cooks a delicious “Carapulcra con Sopa Seca” to share with his family.

On his own initiative and with much effort and dedication, Jonathan works as an assistant for a local tourism firm. He works every day starting very early in the morning and works 6 hours. He feels good doing his work and thinks he does well because of his sense of responsibility and the kind way he treats others.

Jonathan is very grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to the support they’ve given him he will be able to buy his study materials like textbooks, notebooks, leaflets and others so that he can continue with his classes and working toward reaching his great dream of becoming a good professional and his parents' source of pride.
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Jonathan es un joven de 19 años, es soltero, vive en la ciudad de Chincha con sus padres y hermanos, él es una persona muy amable, trabajador y entusiasta, que tiene un gran deseo de superación; gracias a su esfuerzo y al apoyo de su familia, Jonathan se encuentra estudiando la carrera profesional de Turismo, Hotelería y Gastronomía, en sus ratos libres le gusta buscar pequeños trabajos y en algunas ocasiones cocina una riquísima Carapulcra con Sopa Seca para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Jonathan trabaja como asistente en una empresa de turismo de su ciudad, él trabaja todos los días desde tempranas horas de la mañana y puede hacerlo por un aproximado de 6 horas, él se siente a gusto realizando su labor y cree que le va bien por su responsabilidad y por el trato amable que brinda a los demás.
Jonathan se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de sus materiales de estudios, tales como libros, cuadernos, folletería, entre otros; de esta manera Jonathan seguirá estudiando y trabajando para lograr su gran sueño de convertirse en un buen profesional y ser el orgullo de sus padres.

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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
  • 121
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,090,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Jonathan Gerardo to buy study materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013