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Aquiles Jhens
Aquiles is an enthusiastic and hardworking young man. He lives in the city of Pisco, which is located on the Peruvian coast and has beautiful beaches and a variety of cuisines. Aquiles lives with his parents, who he loves dearly. For this reason, he wakes up early each day and strives to move forward so that he can make his parents proud. Aquiles is studying for a law degree. He pays for his school expenses by working as a municipal employee in his district. Aquiles works about eight hours a day and then attends classes at night. He believes he is getting ahead because of his optimism and the effort he puts forth day after day.

Aquiles is very grateful to the Kiva lenders. Thanks to the assistance they have provided, he will be able to pay the tuition for his third semester of studies. As a result, he will be able to enroll in his classes without problems. Aquiles will continue to study and strive toward fulfilling his greatest dream of finishing his degree and having a house of his own.

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Aquiles es un joven muy entusiasta y trabajador, vive en la calidad ciudad de Pisco, ubicada en la costa peruana y poseedora de playas hermosas y de gastronomía variada. Aquiles vive al lado de sus padres, a quienes quiere mucho y por los cuales cada día al levantarse se esfuerza mucho para poder salir adelante y ser un orgullo para ellos, es por ello que se encuentra estudiando la carrera de Derecho y para poder solventar sus gastos de estudios trabaja como empleado en la municipalidad de su distrito, el labora alrededor de 8 horas al dia y por las noches asiste a sus clases; el cree que está saliendo adelante por su optimismo y el empeño que día a día le pone para poder salir adelante.

Aquiles está muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá pagar la matrícula de su tercer ciclo de estudios, de esta manera podrá ingresar a sus clases sin ningún problema y seguir estudiante y esforzándose por hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Terminar su carrera y tener su casa propia”.

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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
  • 113
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $56,813,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $400 helped Aquiles Jhens to pay for his university tuition.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 25, 2015