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Jimmy Alexander
Jimmy is 35 years old and lives in the city of Piura. Jimmy works as a motorcycle taxi driver in order to be able to pay his costs of living. He works about 10 hours a day and covers all the streets of the city in search of customers. Jimmy feels things are going well for him in his job because he is very friendly with customers and most of all because he is a responsible driver.

Jimmy is very grateful to the Kiva lenders because with the aid that they have given him he will be able to perform improvements to his vehicle, especially its maintenance. Because of this he will be able to drive a vehicle in good condition and continue working to achieve his greatest dream: "to have a fleet of taxis".
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Jimmy tiene 35 años de edad, vive en la ciudad de Piura, Jimmy para poder solventar los gastos del hogar trabaja como chofer de mototaxi, el labora alrededor de 10 horas al día y recorre todas las calles de la ciudad en busca de sus clientes, Jimmy cree que le va bien en su trabajo porque es muy amable con los clientes y sobre todo porque es responsable al conducir.

Jimmy está muy agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá realizar mejoras a su vehículo en especial el mantenimiento de su vehículo, de esta manera podrá conducir un vehículo en buenas condiciones y seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su más grande sueño:” Tener una flota de taxis”.

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More information about this loan

This loan is designed for people who have no access to financial services because they lack collateral or credit history, or run informal businesses. Caja Señor de Luren identifies these clients through a unique scoring system that evaluates their repayment capacity based on socio-economic and demographic indicators. The goal is to expand access to credit to vulnerable borrowers, empowering them to improve their income and living conditions.

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

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,962,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Jimmy Alexander to maintain his motorcycle taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2013
Sep 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014