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Alfredo Valentin
Alfredo is 24 years old. He works as a laborer on an agricultural estate, and with the income from his work he is able to get ahead. Alfredo believes that his work is going well for him because he is responsible and honest.

Alfredo is grateful to the Kiva lenders, since thanks to the help that they have offered him, he will be able to buy materials to build the rear part of his house in order to give better security to the home where he lives and in this way give greater peace of mind to his family and continue striving to make a reality of his great dream: to study to be a mechanic.
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Alfredo tiene 24 años de edad, trabaja como obrero de un fundo agrícola y con los ingresos de su trabajo puede salir adelante, Alfredo cree que le va bien en su trabajo porque es responsable y honrado.

Alfredo está agradecido con los prestamistas kiva ya que gracias a la ayuda que le han brindado el podrá comprar materiales para construir la parte posterior de su casa para poder dar mayor seguridad a la vivienda donde habita, de esta manera dar mayor tranquilidad a su familia y seguir luchando para poder hacer realidad su gran sueño:” Estudiar la carrera de mecánica”.

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 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.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 114
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $59,072,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Alfredo Valentin to buy construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2013
Oct 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 10, 2015