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Gerardo Daniel
Gerardo is a 23-year-old, single young man. He lives in the city of Ica along with his parents and siblings. Gerardo is a very friendly, hardworking, and enthusiastic person who dreams of excelling. Thanks to his hard work and the support of his parents, Gerardo is currently studying Economics in the university. In his free time, he likes to play soccer with his friends. On special occasions, he also enjoys cooking the delicious Arroz con Pollo (a typical Peruvian dish with chicken and rice) for his family.

By his own initiative and with much hard work and dedication, Gerardo works each day as a taxi driver. He works 10-hour days and believes that it has gone so well for him because he knows the area well and knows where to find the most passengers. Gerardo is very grateful for the opportunity this Kiva loan presents. It will help him to buy construction materials, which will be very useful to him as he works with his father siblings finish building the back part of their house. This will give them more security and improve their well-being.

Gerardo will continue working hard to achieve his dream of becoming a professional and thus, be able to get ahead.
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Gerardo es un hombre de 23 años, es soltero, vive en la ciudad de Ica 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 sus padres, Gerardo se encuentra estudiando la carrera profesional de Economía, en sus ratos libres le gusta jugar futbol con sus amigos y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo Arroz con Pollo para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Gerardo trabaja día a día como Chofer mototaxi, brindando servicios de transporte, él trabaja un aproximado de 10 horas y cree que le va bien porque conoce las zonas donde encontrar mayor cantidad de pasajeros.
Gerardo se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de materiales de construcción, los cuales le servirán de mucho, ya que con la ayuda de su padre y hermanos terminaran la construcción de la parte trasera de su vivienda, de esta manera ellos podrán contar con mayor seguridad y bienestar, así pues Gerardo seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de convertirse en un buen profesional y así desea poder salir adelante.

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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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 97
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,006,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD