Pedro appreciates the help that Kiva lenders have given him. He will buy construction materials to make some home improvements and improve his family’s quality of life. He will continue fighting to make his dream come true: “To own a store and see his son become a professional.”
Pedro está agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayudad que le han brindado podrá comprar materiales de construcción para mejorar su vivienda, así podrá mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia y seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Tener una bodega y darle una profesión a su hijo”.
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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