Juan took the initiative to open a grocery store, where he works hard. He also works as a mason and works in total around twelve hours every day. He believes that he is successful because he offers good prices and is kind to his customers.
Juan appreciates the help that Kiva lenders gave him, since he will be able to buy building materials such as bricks, cement, and sand. With these materials he will build a kitchen in his house and with the remaining money he will buy some food supplies and beverages for his store. He will continue to work hard in order to finish building his house and provide his family with a more comfortable and safer environment, which is his biggest dream.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Juan trabaja en su pequeño negocio de venta de abarrotes, adicionalmente también brinda servicios como albañil, el trabaja todos los días por un aproximado de 12 horas y cree que le va bien por los buenos precios y por el trato amable que brinda a sus clientes.
Juan se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de materiales de construcción, como ladrillos, cemento, arena y otros, los cuales le servirán de mucho para poder construir la cocina de su vivienda y también podrá comprar un poco de más de abarrotes y bebidas para abastecer su negocio, así pues él seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para logra su gran sueño de terminar la construcción de su vivienda brindando mayor seguridad y bienestar para su familia.
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.
About Housing Loans
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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