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Oscar William
Oscar is a 42 year old man. He lives in the city of Nazca with his wife and two children. whom he loves and who are his main reason for living. He is a friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic person. He and his wife dedicate all of their effort into getting their family ahead. Unfortunately, due to a lack of financial resources, and out of a need to work since he was very young, Oscar was unable to go to college, but he really would have liked to. In his free time, he likes to listen to music and sometimes he cooks a delicious lomo saltado to share with his family.

On his own initiative, with much hard work and dedication, Oscar works as a taxi driver, offering transportation services in his city. He works every day for approximately 10 hours and he thinks it is going well for him because he knows the areas where the most passengers are.

Oscar is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to their help he will be able to cover the school expenses of his young children, such as registration fees and school supplies. This way, Oscar will be able to give his children the materials they need to do their studies. He will continue to work and strive to achieve his dream of having his own transportation business.
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Oscar es un hombre de 42 años, vive en la ciudad de Nazca con su esposa y sus dos hijos, a quienes ama y son su principal razón en la vida, el es una persona muy amable, trabajador y entusiasta, que junto con su esposa dedican todos sus esfuerzos por sacar adelante a su familia; lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos y por la necesidad que tuvo de trabajar desde muy joven, Oscar no pudo estudiar una carrera profesional, pero le hubiera gustado mucho poder hacerlo, en sus ratos libres le gusta escuchar música y en algunas ocasiones cocina un riquísimo Lomo Saltado para compartir con su familia.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Oscar trabaja como chofer de taxi, brindando servicios de transporte en su ciudad, el trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 10 horas y cree que le va bien por su responsabilidad y porque conoce las zonas donde encontrar mayor cantidad de pasajeros.
Oscar se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá cubrir los gastos escolares de sus pequeños hijos, como pago de matrícula y compra de útiles escolares, de esta manera Oscar podrá brindar los materiales necesarios para que sus hijos cursen adecuadamente sus estudios, así pues él seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de tener su empresa de transporte.

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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
  • 66
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $54,557,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,550 helped Oscar William to cover his children's school expenses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Mar 25, 2013
Listed
Mar 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014