On his own initiative and with much effort and dedication, Catalino works selling agricultural produce that he grows on his small plot of land. He sells his produce to the merchants in the city. He works everyday from the early hours of the morning and works about 8 hours.
Catalino is very grateful to the Kiva lenders as, thanks to the help they offer, he will be able to build bathroom facilities for his home - currently the family does not have an adequate bathroom. In this way, Catalino and his family will have greater security and wellbeing. He will continue working and striving to achieve his great dream to increase his farm land.
Por iniciativa propia, con mucho empeño y dedicación, Catalino trabaja comercializando productos agrícolas que cultiva en su pequeña parcela, los cuales vende en mercadillos de su ciudad, él trabaja todos los días desde tempranas horas de la mañana y puede hacerlo por un aproximado de 8 horas.
Catalino se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestamistas Kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la construcción de los servicios higiénicos de su hogar, ya que actualmente el y su familia no cuentan con un baño adecuado, de esta manera Catalino y su familia tendrán mayor seguridad y bienestar, así pues el seguirá trabajando y esforzándose para lograr su gran sueño de ampliar sus cultivos.
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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