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Orestes Felix
Orestes is 65 years old and lives in the city of Chincha. To be able to cover his household and family expenses, he works in a motor rewinding shop. He works almost the whole day and can attend as many as ten clients each day. Orestes believes he is getting ahead because he treats his clients well and, above all, works very responsibly.

Orestes is very grateful to the Kiva lenders, as it is thanks to their help that he will be able to buy wire, clear coat, and other things, as well as make improvements to his shop. In this way he can offer his clients better service and fight towards realizing his great dream: "To have a much larger workshop."
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Orestes tiene 65 años de edad, vive en la ciudad de Chincha y para poder solventar los gastos de su hogar y de su familia trabaja en un taller de rebobinado de motores, el trabaja casi todo el día y puede atender hasta 10 clientes diariamente, Orestes cree que esta saliendo adelante porque es muy amable con sus clientes y sobre todo realiza su trabajo con mucha responsabilidad.

Orestes está muy agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a su ayuda podrá comprar alambre, barniz para autos, entre otros y también realizar mejoras en su taller, así podrá ofrecer una mejor atención a sus clientes y luchar por hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Tener un taller mucho mas grande”.

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
  • 179
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $60,191,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Orestes Felix to buy wire, clear coat, and other supplies, and to improve his workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 22, 2013
Sep 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2014