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Florentino Alberto
Florentino is a 57 year old man who lives in the city of Chincha with his wife and small son. He loves them and they are his main purpose in life. He is a very friendly, hard working and enthusiastic person who dedicates all of his strength to moving his family forward. Unfortunately because of a lack of economic resources and because of the need to work to cover expenses, Florentino could not study for a professional career but he would have liked to do so. In his free time he likes to spend a little time reading and sometimes cooks a delicious "carapulcra" to share with his family.

By his own initiative and his much perseverance and dedication, Florentino works as a day laborer in a nursery in his city. He works every day from early in the morning and does so for about eight hours. He feels pleased to do his work and believes that it is going well for him because of his perseverance and the friendly manner that he brings to others.

Florentino is very thankful for the Kiva lenders because thanks to the help provided he will be able to cover the costs of repairing and installing electricity in his home. In this way he will be able to bring greater security and well-being to his family. He will continue working and putting in the effort to achieve his dream of having his own home.
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Florentino es un hombre de 57 años, vive en la ciudad de Chincha con su pareja y su pequeño hijo, a quienes ama y son su principal razón en la vida, el es una persona muy amable, trabajador y entusiasta, que dedica todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia, lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos y por la necesidad de trabajar para solventar sus gastos, Florentino no pudo estudiar una carrera profesional, pero le hubiera gustado mucho poder hacerlo, en sus ratos libres le gusta dedicar un poco de tiempo a la lectura y en algunas ocasiones cocina una riquísima Carapulcra para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Florentino trabaja como obrero de campo en un vivero de su ciudad, el trabaja todos los días desde tempranas horas de la mañana y puede hacerlo por un aproximado de 8 horas, el se siente a gusto realizando su labor y cree que le va bien por su buen desempeño y por el trato amable que brinda a los demás.
Florentino se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar cubrir los gastos de la refacción y puesta de instalaciones eléctricas que necesita su vivienda, de esta manera podrá brindar mayor seguridad y bienestar para su familia, así pues él seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de tener su casa propia.

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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
  • 92
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,960,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.5
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Florentino Alberto to cover repair costs and installing electricity.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 4, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2014