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Paulino Alfonso
Paulino is 58 years old. He lives in the city of Nazca. It is characterized by its warm climate and for having beautiful tourist attractions such as the Nazca lines. There is also agriculture, especially prickly pears, corn, cotton and more. Paulino lives with his wife, with whom he has 4 wonderful children, for whom he fights every day to offer them a better quality of life and for them to be good people.

Every day in the early morning hours, Paulino works as a farmer. Right now he is growing blue corn, which is used to prepare the delicious Chicha Morada and mazamorra. Paulino works on his land parcel for around 8 hours a day because he is very careful with his crop and above all, he likes what he does.

Paulino is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to their help he will be able to buy manure, fertilizer, till the land and improve his crop. This will allow him to have a good harvest and improve his income. in this way, he will keep fighting to make his biggest dream come true: be able to travel to Brazil to see his youngest daughter, whom he hasn't seen for several years.
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Paulino tiene 58 años, vive en la ciudad de Nazca la cual se caracteriza por su clima muy cálido y por poseer lugares turísticos muy hermosos como las líneas de nazca, asimismo se desarrolla la agricultura, en especial los cultivos de tuna, maíz, algodón, entre otros. Paulino vive al lado de su esposa con la cual tiene 4 maravillosos hijos y por los cuales son ha luchado cada día para brindarles una mejor calidad de vida y sean personas de bien.
Cada día y a tempranas horas Paulino trabaja como agricultor , el ha sembrado actualmente maíz morado, el cual es usado para la elaboración de la riquísima Chicha Morada y la mazamorra, Paulino trabaja en su parcela alrededor de 8 horas al dia ya que es muy cuidadoso con su cultivo y sobre todo porque le gusta lo que hace.

Paulino está muy agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar abono, fertilizantes, arar la tierra y poder mejorar su cultivo, lo que le permitirá tener una buena cosecha y mejorar sus ingresos, de esta manera el podrá seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Poder viajar a Brazil para poder ver a su menor hija, la cual no ve hace varios años”.

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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
  • 78
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $55,189,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Paulino Alfonso to buy manure, fertilizer and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
May 8, 2013
Listed
May 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013