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Felix Gerardo
Félix is a 61-year-old man living in Ica, Parcona District. He’s a very kind, hardworking, enthusiastic person who very much wants to get ahead. Thanks to his effort, Félix was able to study auto mechanics and he enjoys watching television in his free time; sometimes he cooks a delicious Arroz Chaufa [Chinese-style fried rice] which is his favorite food.

On his own initiative and with much effort and dedication notwithstanding his age, Félix works in his small upholstery business. He works every day starting very early in the morning and can work about 10 hours daily. He feels good doing his work and believes he does well because of the good work he does and the kind way he treats his customers.

Félix is very grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to the support provided he will be able to buy sewing machines and other supplies to equip his business so Félix can continue working and striving to reach his great dream of becoming a successful businessman.
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Felix es un hombre de 61 años, es soltero, vive en la ciudad de Ica, en el distrito de Parcona, él es una persona muy amable, trabajador y entusiasta, que tiene muchos deseos por salir adelante; gracias a su esfuerzo Felix pudo estudiar la carrera técnica de Mecánica Automotriz, en sus ratos libre le gusta ver televisión y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo Arroz Chaufa ya que esta es su comida favorita.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño, dedicación y pese a su edad, Felix trabaja en su pequeño negocio de tapicería, 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 sus buenos trabajos y por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Felix se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de maquinas de cocer y otros materiales para acondicionar su negocio, así pues Felix seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de ser un empresario exitoso.

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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
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,945,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,575 helped Felix Gerardo to buy sewing machines.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2013
Listed
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 31, 2015