Edgar, 20, lives in the city of Ica, and through much effort he has started a small grocery store in his home. He works very hard because with the income from his small business he helps his parents with the household expenses.
Edgar is very grateful to Kiva lenders because thanks to their help he can buy display cases for his store. This will allow him to arrange and display his products the best way possible. He also will be able to buy a television set for home which will improve his quality of life so he can continue the struggle toward his greatest dream: "To have his own house and continue supporting his family".
Edgar tiene 20 años de edad, vive en la ciudad de Ica y con mucho esfuerzo ha logrado iniciar su negocio de venta de abarrotes en un pequeño espacio de la vivienda donde habita. Edgar trabaja con mucho empeño ya que con los ingresos de su pequeño negocio apoya a su padres con los gastos del hogar.
Edgar está muy agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar vitrinas para su negocio, lo que le permitirá colocar sus productos de mejor manera, también podrá comprar un televisor, para su domicilio, asi el podrá mejorar su calidad de vida y seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Tener su casa propia y seguir apoyando a su familia”.
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.