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Jose Luis
José is a 30-year-old man, who lives in the city of Camaná with his two children. His love for them drives everything he does. He is a very friendly, hardworking, and enthusiastic person. He dedicates all of his effort to helping his family get ahead. Unfortunately, José was not able to continue his studies through high school, though he would have liked to since he dreamed of studying a professional career.

In his free time, José enjoys watching movies and on special occasions he cooks a delicious Saltado de Repollo (a typical Peruvian dish with sautéd cabbage) for his family. By his own initiative and with much hard work and dedication, José works as a master builder in various places in his city. He works each day from the early hours of the morning through ten-hour work days. He enjoys this work and believes it has gone so well for him because of the good-quality work he does.

José is very grateful for this Kiva loan. It will enable him to buy work tools, such as a wheelbarrow, buckets, pickaxes, hammers, and others. These will help him in his business so he can continue working hard to achieve his dream of expanding his business.
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José es un hombre de 30 años, vive en la ciudad de Camaná con sus dos hijos, a quienes ama y son su principal razón en la vida, él es una persona muy amable, trabajador y entusiasta, que dedica todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia; lamentablemente José no pudo culminar sus estudios primarios, pero le hubiera gustado mucho poder hacerlo, ya que soñaba con estudiar su carrera profesional, en sus ratos libres le gusta ver películas y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo Saltado de Repollo para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, José trabaja como maestro constructor en diversas obras de su ciudad, él trabaja todos los días desde tempranas horas de la mañana y puede hacerlo por un aproximado de 10 horas, él se siente a gusto realizando su labor y cree que le va bien por los buenos acabados de los trabajos que realiza.
José se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra herramientas de trabajo, como una carretilla, cubos, lampas, martillos y otros, de esta manera José contará con las herramientas necesarias para realizar sus trabajos, así pues él seguirá esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de ampliar su negocio y así seguir creciendo.

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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
  • $57,346,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD