He is a very cheerful, hardworking, and enthusiastic person, who has a strong desire to overcome. Unfortunately, due to a lack of economic resources and the fact that he needed to work to help out his parents since he was very young, Misael was not able to study for the professional career in Engineering that he hoped for.
In his free time, he likes to play sports, and sometimes, he cooks a delicious Carapulcra con Sopa Seca (dried potatoes with meat, sauce, and a side of soup) to share with his family.
Through his own initiative and with a lot of determination and dedication, Misael works offering irrigation installation systems to various farming businesses. He works every day for approximately 10 hours, and he believes that it’s going well for him because of his excellent performance and the kind treatment that he shows to others.
Misael is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to the help they have offered, he will be able to carry out improvements on his home. He wants to buy eucalyptus trees and sugar cane stalks and mats, which he will use to make improvements on his house’s roof.
Currently, his house is made of matting, and it’s damaged from the sun and wind. In this way, Misael and his family will be able to have greater security and well-being, so he will continue working and making an effort to achieve his greatest dream of seeing his daughters become professionals.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Misael trabaja brindando servicios de instalación de sistemas de riesgo para diversas empresas agropecuarias, el trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 10 horas y cree que le va bien por su buen desempeño y por el trato amable que brinda a los demás.
Misael se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar el mejoramiento de su vivienda, ya que desea comprar palos de eucalipto, caña chancada y esteras, los cuales le servirán de mucho para poder mejorar el techado de su vivienda, ya que actualmente su casa es de esteras y está deteriorada por el sol y el viento, de esta manera Misael y su familia podrán tener mayor seguridad y bienestar, así pues él seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de ver a sus hijas convertidas en buenas profesionales.
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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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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