Juan works around 10 hours every day as a bricklayer. Sometimes he can work a bit more depending on the size of the structure. Juan believes he's getting ahead because he's responsible and especially because he wants to improve every day.
Juan's very grateful to the Kiva lenders because thanks to their help he'll be able to buy tools such as bits, hammers, a saw, and others that are necessary to be able to do his job, because currently he has to rent them.
This way he'll be able to improve his income and strive to make his biggest dream a reality: "To be a master builder and be able to improve his quality of life."
Cada día Juan trabaja como albañil, el trabaja alrededor de 10 horas al día, en ocasiones puede tardar un poco mas debido a el tamaño de la construcción; Juan cree que está saliendo adelante porque es responsable y sobre todo porque quiere mejorar cada día.
Juan está muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le están brindando el podrá comprar herramientas como brocas, martillos, cortadora de madera, entre otros, los cuales son necesarios para poder desempeñar su trabajo ya que actualmente tiene que alquilarlas, así el podrá mejorar sus ingresos y luchar por hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Ser un maestro de obra y poder mejorar su calidad de vida”.
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This loan is designed for people who have no access to financial services because they lack collateral or credit history, or run informal businesses. Caja Señor de Luren identifies these clients through a unique scoring system that evaluates their repayment capacity based on socio-economic and demographic indicators. The goal is to expand access to credit to vulnerable borrowers, empowering them to improve their income and living conditions.
About Caja Rural Señor de LurenCaja 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.
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