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Armando Antonio
Armando is a 19 year old young man. He lives in the city of Chincha. In order to be able to get ahead, he works as a bricklayer. He works around eight hours a day. With the fruit of his labor he pays his educational expenses. He is currently studying for a degree in industrial engineering.

Armando is very grateful to the Kiva lenders. Thanks to the help they have given him, he will be able to make his monthly payments and buy folders and books, among others. This way he will have the materials needed to study and to continue struggling to make his big dream come true. His dream is to finish his degree and to be able to support his family.
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Armando es un joven de 19 años, el cual vive en la ciudad de Chincha. Para poder salir adelante trabaja como albañil, el labora alrededor de 8 horas al día, ya que con el fruto de su trabajo solventa sus gastos de estudio, ya que actualmente se encuentra estudiando la carrera de ingeniería industrial.

Armando está muy agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá solventar los pagos de sus mensualidades y podrá comprar folletos, libros, entre otros, de esta manera tendrá los materiales necesarios para estudiar y seguir luchando para hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Terminar su carrera y poder apoyar a su familia”.

Additional Information

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
  • 98
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,944,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Armando Antonio to make his monthly payments and to buy educational materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2013
Sep 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014