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Marco Antonio
Marco, 26, is single and lives in the city of Ica. He is a friendly, hard-working and enthusiastic man, with a strong desire to get ahead. Thanks to his own efforts and with help from his parents, Marcos is studying for a Law degree. In his spare time, he likes to play football with his friends, occasions often followed by a traditional bar-b-que.
Marco started his own tax business a few years ago. He works from early in the morning, for up to 10 hours a day, driving passengers to all parts of the city. He is happy with his progress and says that he has been successful because he treats his customers well.
Marco is grateful to Kiva lenders because he will be able to use their loans to buy a two-way radio, an investment that will allow him to connect and communicate with potential customers through the telephone network. He plans to continue working hard to meet his goal of starting a professional career.
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Marco es un hombre de 26 años, es soltero, vive en la ciudad de Ica, 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, Marco está estudiando la carrera profesional de Derecho, en sus ratos libres le gusta jugar futbol con sus amigos y en algunas de estas ocasiones aprovechan la oportunidad para comer un riquísimo Pollo a la Brasa.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Marco trabaja como chofer de taxi, brindando servicios de transporte en 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 el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Marco se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra e instalación de un autoradio, el cual le servirá de mucho para poder conectarse y comunicarse con las centrales telefónicas para poder atender a mayor cantidad de clientes, así pues él seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de convertirse en un buen profesional y poco a poco salir adelante.

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

  • $6,715
    Average annual income
  • 68
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $53,992,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Marco Antonio to buy a two-way radio for his taxi business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 22, 2013
Listed
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014