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Roy Luis
Roy is a 39 year old man. He lives in the city of Pucallpa with his spouse. He is a a hardworking, enthusiastic man who is a fighter. He puts all of his hard work into getting ahead in life. Lamentably, due a necessity of having to work since he was very young, he was unable to study nursing like he so wanted to do, but he dreams of being able to so some day. In his free time, he likes to go out with his spouse and friends to the warm and pleasing streets of the city. Sometimes, he likes to eat the delicious “lomo saltado”.

On his own initiative and with his spouse's support, Roy opened his small business selling replacement parts for small vehicles. He also sells beer wholesale and retail. He spends approximately 12 hours a day at his business, and can serve approximately 8 customers. Roy believes that his business is going well because of the quality, good prices and the friendly treatment he gives his customers.

Roy is very grateful to the Kiva lenders. This is the second time that they have supported him and he will be able to buy a box of automotive oils and general replacement parts. This way, Roy will be able to better supply his business and increase his sales as well as his income. With this, he helps to convert his small business into a larger store for selling general replacement parts.
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Roy es un hombre de 39 años, vive en la ciudad de Pucallpa con su pareja, él es un hombre luchador, trabajador y entusiasta que dedica todos sus esfuerzos para salir adelante y superarse en la vida; lamentablemente por la necesidad de tener que trabajar desde muy joven, no pudo estudiar la carrera de Enfermería que tanto quería, pero sueña con poder hacerlo algún día; en sus ratos libres le gusta salir a pasear con su pareja y amigos por las calurosas y acogedoras calles de la ciudad y en algunas ocasiones gustan de comer un riquísimo “Lomo Saltado”.

Por iniciativa propia y gracias al apoyo de su pareja, Roy puso en marcha su pequeño negocio de venta de repuestos para vehículos menores; asimismo, vende cerveza al por mayor y menor, él dedica a su negocio un aproximado de 12 horas diarias, en las cuales puede atender un promedio de 8 clientes, Roy cree que su negocio marcha bien debido a la calidad, buenos precios y trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.

Roy se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, es la segunda vez que lo apoyan y podrá realizar la compra de cajas de aceites para autos, repuestos en general; de esta manera Roy podrá tener mejor abastecido su negocio y podrá incrementar sus ventas, así como sus ingresos económicos y con ello espera poder convertir su pequeño negocio en un tienda más grande de venta de repuestos en general.

Additional Information

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
  • 118
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,346,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Roy Luis to buy oil wholesale and general replacement parts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 13, 2013
Listed
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013